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

 in·dig·e·nous /ɪnˈdɪʤənəs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·dig·e·nous /ɪnˈdɪʤənəs/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·dig·e·nous a.
 1. Native; produced, growing, or living, naturally in a country or climate; not exotic; not imported.
    Negroes were all transported from Africa and are not indigenous or proper natives of America.   --Sir T. Browne.
    In America, cotton, being indigenous, is cheap.   --Lion Playas.
 2. Native; inherent; innate.
    Joy and hope are emotions indigenous to the human mind.   --I. Taylor.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : originating where it is found; "the autochthonal fauna of
            Australia includes the kangaroo"; "autochthonous rocks
            and people and folktales"; "endemic folkways"; "the
            Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of
            Japan" [syn: autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous,