aborigine

  • 1 aborigine — ► NOUN 1) an aboriginal person, animal, or plant. 2) (Aborigine) an Australian aboriginal. ORIGIN from Latin ab origine from the beginning …

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  • 2 Aborigine — or aboriginal may refer to: *Indigenous peoples in generalOr, more specifically: *Indigenous Australians *Australian Aborigines *Tasmanian Aborigines of Tasmania, Australia *Victorian Aborigines of Victoria, Australia *Taiwanese aborigines of… …

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  • 3 aborigine — (n.) 1858, mistaken singular of aborigines (1540s; the correct singular is aboriginal), from L. Aborigines the first ancestors of the Romans; the first inhabitants (especially of Latium), possibly a tribal name, or from ab origine, lit. from the… …

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  • 4 aborígine — adj. 2 g. s. 2 g. 1. Que ou quem é originário do país em que vive. = AUTÓCTONE, INDÍGENA, NATIVO ≠ ALIENÍGENA, ESTRANGEIRO, FORASTEIRO • adj. 2 g. 2. Que foi o primeiro a habitar ou pertenceu aos primitivos habitantes. 3. Que é relativo ao… …

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  • 5 Aborigine — [ˌæbəˈrɪdʒəni] or Aboriginal [ˌæbəˈrɪdʒən(ə)l] noun [C] an Australian who belongs to the race of people who were living in Australia before Europeans arrived …

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  • 6 aborigine — [n] first inhabitant aboriginal, autochthon, bushman*, indigene, native, primitive; concept 413 …

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  • 7 aborigine — [ab΄ə rij′ə nē΄] n. pl. aborigines [L, first inhabitant < ab , from + origine, ORIGIN] 1. a) any of the first or earliest known inhabitants of a certain region; native b) [A ] a member of the aboriginal people of Australia 2. [pl.] the native… …

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  • 8 Aborigine — Flagge der Aborigines Die Aborigines (englisch [ˌæbəˈɹɪdʒɪniːz], „Ureinwohner“) sind die Ureinwohner Australiens. Sie besiedelten vor etwa 40.000 bis 50.000 Jahren den Kontinent. Aborigines sind kein einheitliches Volk, sondern bestehen aus… …

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  • 9 Aborigine — 1Ab|ori|gi|ne [ɛbə ridʒini:] der; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. aborigine, dies zu lat. aborigines, vgl. ↑Aborigine> Ureinwohner, bes. von Australien. Aborigine 2 2Ab|ori|gi|ne die; , s: weibliche Form zu 1↑Aborigine …

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  • 10 Aborigine — australischer Ureinwohner * * * 1Ab|o|ri|gi|ne [ap|o ri:gine , engl.: æbə rɪʤɪni: ], der; s, s [engl. aborigine < lat. Aborigines (Pl.) = Name der Ureinwohner von Latium, zu: ab origine = vom Ursprung an]: Ureinwohner [Australiens].… …

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  • 11 Aborigine — UK [ˌæbəˈrɪdʒənɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms Aborigine : singular Aborigine plural Aborigines an Australian Aboriginal …

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  • 12 Aborigine — /æbəˈrɪdʒəni/ (say abuh rijuhnee) noun 1. a member of a tribal people, the earliest known inhabitants of Australia. 2. a descendant of this people, sometimes of mixed descent. {from aborigine} Usage: The nouns Aborigine(s) and Aboriginal(s) are… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 13 aborigine — /ab euh rij euh nee/, n. 1. one of the original or earliest known inhabitants of a country or region. 2. (cap.) Also, Aboriginal. Also called Australian Aborigine. a member of the dark skinned people who were the earliest inhabitants of Australia …

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  • 14 aborigine — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. native, first inhabitant, indigene, primitive, settler, original, *bushman. WORD FIND Australian aborigine weapon: boomerang, waddy, nulla, woomera, blowpipe wilderness: outback …

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  • 15 aborigine — ab|o|rig|i|ne Aborigine [ˌæbəˈrıdʒıni] n [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: aborigines (plural), probably from ab origine from the beginning ] someone who belongs to the race of people who have lived in Australia from the earliest times …

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  • 16 aborigine — [abə rɪdʒɪni:] noun an aboriginal person, animal, or plant. ↘(Aborigine) an Australian Aboriginal. Origin C19: back form. from C16 aborigines original inhabitants , from L. ab origine from the beginning …

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  • 17 aborigine —   n. inhabitant from earliest times.    ♦ aboriginal, a. indigenous; n. aborigine …

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  • 18 aborigine — n. (usu. in pl.) 1 an aboriginal inhabitant. 2 (usu. Aborigine) an aboriginal inhabitant of Australia. Usage: Aboriginal is preferred, esp. in the singular. 3 an aboriginal plant or animal. Etymology: back form. f. pl. aborigines f. L, prob. f.… …

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  • 19 Aborigine — n. (usu. in pl.) 1 an aboriginal inhabitant. 2 (usu. Aborigine) an aboriginal inhabitant of Australia. Usage: Aboriginal is preferred, esp. in the singular. 3 an aboriginal plant or animal. Etymology: back form. f. pl. aborigines f. L, prob. f.… …

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  • 20 aborigine — noun Etymology: Latin aborigines, plural, from ab origine from the beginning Date: 1533 1. an aboriginal inhabitant especially as contrasted with an invading or colonizing people 2. often capitalized a member of any of the indigenous peoples of… …

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