- plural form of aborigine
- The original people of a location, originally Greek and Roman. [First attested in the mid 16th century.]
- Indigenous flora and fauna. [First attested in the late 17th century.]
- (history) The inhabitants of a location before colonization by the Europeans occurred. [First attested in the early 18th century.]
From Latin Aborīginēs, possibly from ab orīgine (“from the beginning”) .