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 Australia

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

  • 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… …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   Etymology dictionary

  • 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… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 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 …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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

  • 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… …   English World dictionary

  • 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… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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 …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • 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].… …   Universal-Lexikon

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

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