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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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Preference has to be for the Paul Webber-trained Native Speaker, whose record of victories suggesting he is at his very best on his return from an absence seems little more than coincidence.
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