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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ab·orig·i·nal /ˌæbəˈrɪʤənḷ/ 形容詞
 原始的, 土著的

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ab·orig·i·nal /ˌæbəˈrɪʤənḷ/ 名詞
 土著居民, 土生生物

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ab·o·rig·i·nal a.
 1. First; original; indigenous; primitive; native; as, the aboriginal tribes of America. “Mantled o'er with aboriginal turf.”
 2. Of or pertaining to aborigines; as, a Hindu of aboriginal blood.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ab·o·rig·i·nal, n.
 1. An original inhabitant of any land; one of the aborigines.
 2. An animal or a plant native to the region.
    It may well be doubted whether this frog is an aboriginal of these islands.   --Darwin.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 aboriginal
      adj 1: being or composed of people inhabiting a region from the
             beginning; "native Americans"; "the aboriginal peoples
             of Australia" [syn: native] [ant: nonnative]
      2: having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or
         original stage or state; "aboriginal forests"; "primal
         eras before the appearance of life on earth"; "the forest
         primeval"; "primordial matter"; "primordial forms of life"
         [syn: primal, primeval, primaeval, primordial]
      n : a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in
          Australia when Europeans arrived [syn: Aborigine, Abo,
           native Australian, Australian Aborigine]