Origin of IndusL, an Indian: so named by J. Bayer (1572-1625), German astronomer, with reference, refer to the American Indian
Origin of IndusLatin Indus an Indian from Greek Indos the Indus River, an Indian ; see indigo .
A shortened forn of industry
This is the customary abbreviation of this term as used in case citations. See, e.g., The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, Nineteenth Edition (2010), "Case Names and Institutional Authors in Citations", Table T6, p. 430-431.