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native

(nā'tiv),
Adj. Used to describe an organ for which a transplant or bypass has been implanted (for example, native coronary artery).
[L. nativus, pertaining to birth, fr. nascor, natus, to be born]

native

(nā′tĭv)
adj.
1. Originating, growing, or produced in a certain place or region; indigenous: a plant native to Asia.
2. Occurring in nature pure or uncombined with other substances: native copper.
3. Biochemistry Of or relating to the naturally occurring conformation of a macromolecule, such as a protein.
n.
An animal or plant that originated in a particular place or region.

na′tive·ly adv.
na′tive·ness n.

native

Chemistry
Referring to an unaltered or ground state of a molecular species, in which in vivo biologic systems are presumed to function.

native

a species that has colonized an area without human aid.

native

1. indigenous.
2. in the veterinary context, wild, unimproved, not cultivated. The listed plants were named native in their Australian context.

native birdsfoot trefoil
lotusaustralis.
native candy tuft
zierialaevigata.
native couch
brachyachneconvergens.
native fuchsia
eremophilamaculata.
native indigo
indigoferaaustralis.
native leek
bulbinesemibarbata.
native lily
diplarrenamoraea.
native loquat
native millet
see panicumdecompositum.
native mint
menthaaustralis.
native pennyroyal
menthasatureoides.
native thornapple
daturaleichhardtii.
native tobacco
nicotianadebneyi, N. suaveolens, N. megalosiphon.
native tulip
homeriaflaccida.
native verbine
psoraleapatens.
native willow
see acaciasalicina.
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Over the course of the seven interviews, community became a metaphor for the process of making the connection to one's Nativeness and being drawn toward other Indian people.
To them, his whole being seems out of sync: they recognize the "native" voice, but his face "says" otherwise for it does not strike them as a signifier of nativeness.
In this way, the folk resources of Nepali proverbs, local verse formats and song styles were welded to a much wider proto-nationalist project in which the symbolic value of their nativeness was used to support an emerging jati identity.
Post-colonial theorist Etienne Balibar argues that colonizing states appear to view native populations as "exterior," but the process within the colonizing nation of producing and reproducing this exteriority acts to interiorize nativeness.
The key issue is whether learners assign the quality of nativeness to a computer-based language learning tutorial and whether this attribution affects their recall of information from the tutorial.
Indians were the first ethnicity to undergo forced Americanization, in boarding schools where they lost their language, their names, their dress, their food, everything that signified their nativeness.
Making a point of the fact that Raintree "looked like one of those Indian nacres" (In Search 46), Mosionier further problematizes the construction of a stable biracial identity in the novel; for the Nativeness of Raintree as a surname suggests that either Henry or one of his forefathers forfeited his right to Indian status through means other than non-Native paternity.