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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: aborigines (plural), probably from ab origine 'from the beginning'

aborigine

noun
     
Related topics: Nationality and Race
ab‧o‧rig‧i‧ne , Aborigine [countable]
SAN someone who belongs to the race of people who have lived in Australia from the earliest times

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