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Adjective: indigenous  in'di-ju-nus
  1. Originating where it is found
    "the Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of Japan";
    - autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, endemic, desi [Asia]
  2. Present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during foetal development
    - congenital, inborn, innate
  3. Characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning
    "indigenous Americans";
    - native, aboriginal

See also: native, nonheritable, noninheritable

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