indigenousness
noun see indigenous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • indigenousness — indigenous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native. DERIVATIVES indigenously adverb indigenousness noun. ORIGIN from Latin indigena a native …   English terms dictionary

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  • indigenousness — noun The quality or state of being indigenous See Also: indigenously …   Wiktionary

  • indigenousness — noun nativeness by virtue of originating or occurring naturally (as in a particular place) • Syn: ↑autochthony, ↑endemism • Derivationally related forms: ↑autochthonic (for: ↑autochthony), ↑indigenous …   Useful english dictionary

  • autochthony — noun nativeness by virtue of originating or occurring naturally (as in a particular place) • Syn: ↑indigenousness, ↑endemism • Derivationally related forms: ↑autochthonic, ↑indigenous (for: ↑indigenousness) …   Useful english dictionary

  • endemism — noun nativeness by virtue of originating or occurring naturally (as in a particular place) • Syn: ↑indigenousness, ↑autochthony • Derivationally related forms: ↑autochthonic (for: ↑autochthony), ↑indigenous ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • indigenous — adjective Etymology: Late Latin indigenus, from Latin indigena, noun, native, from Old Latin indu, endo in, within + Latin gignere to beget more at end , kin Date: 1646 1. having originated in and being produced, growing, living, or occurring… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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