Indigenous people of North America.
An example of indigenous are the Native Americans of the United States.
- existing, growing, or produced naturally in a region or country; native: indigenous plant, indigenous to Florida
- innate; inherent; inborn
Origin of indigenousLate Latin indigenus ; from Classical Latin indegena: see indigene
- Originating, growing, or produced in a certain place or region. See Synonyms at native.
- a. Being a member of the original inhabitants of a particular place.b. Of, belonging to, or characteristic of such inhabitants.
Origin of indigenousFrom Latin indigena, a native; see indigen.