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aboriginess Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; aboriginal; indigene; aborigine; native.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  2. noun a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
    Aborigine; Aboriginal; Australian Aborigine; native Australian; Abo.
WordNet

Ab`o*rig"i*ness noun plural
Etymology
L. Aborigines; ab + origo, especially the first inhabitants of Latium, those who originally (ab origine) inhabited Latium or Italy. See Origin.
Definitions
  1. The earliest known inhabitants of a country; native races.
  2. The original fauna and flora of a geographical area

Webster 1913


"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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