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in·dig·e·nous

(in-dij'ĕ-nŭs),
Native; natural to the country or region where found.
[L. indigenus, born in fr. indu, within (old form of in), + G. -gen, producing]

indigenous

(ĭn-dĭj′ə-nəs)
adj.
1. Originating, growing, or produced in a certain place or region.
2.
a. Being a member of the original inhabitants of a particular place.
b. Of, belonging to, or characteristic of such inhabitants.

in·dig′e·nous·ly adv.

indigenous

[indij′ənəs]
Etymology: L, indigena, a native
native to or occurring naturally in a specified area or environment, as certain species of bacteria in the human digestive tract.

in·dig·e·nous

(in-dij'ĕ-nŭs)
Native; natural to the country or region where found.
[L. indigenus, born in fr. indu, within (old form of in), + G. -gen, producing]

indigenous

native, not introduced by man.