An individual aboriginal Australian.
Other Word Forms of Aborigine
Origin of Aborigine
Back-formation from pl. aborigines (taken as aborigine) (-s) from Latin aborīginēs original inhabitants (folk etymology of the name of a pre-Roman tribe of Italy) ab from ab–1 orīgine ablative of orīgō beginning origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Back-formation from aborigines.
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