Definition of NATIVE

noun : NATIVE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) a person born in a particular place or country; "he is a native of Brazil" ;

  • 3. (

    ) indigenous plants and animals ;

Adjective : NATIVE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) characteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin; "the native North American sugar maple"; "many native artists studied abroad" ;

  • 2. (

    ) belonging to one by birth; "my native land"; "one's native language" ;

  • 3. (

    ) characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning; "native Americans"; "the aboriginal peoples of Australia" ;

  • 4. (

    ) as found in nature in the elemental form; "native copper" ;


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