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native companion

  

      n     (Austral)      another name for the       brolga  
     (C19: so called because the birds were observed in pairs)  
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brolga  
      n   a large grey Australian crane, Grus rubicunda, having a red-and-green head and a trumpeting call,   (Also called)    Australian crane, native companion         
     (C19: from a native Australian language)  

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native  
      adj  
1    relating or belonging to a person or thing by virtue of conditions existing at the time of birth  
a native language     
2    inherent, natural, or innate  
a native strength     
3    born in a specified place  
a native Indian     
4    when postpositive, foll by: to   originating in a specific place or area  
kangaroos are native to Australia     
5    characteristic of or relating to the indigenous inhabitants of a country or area  
the native art of the New Guinea Highlands     
6    (of chemical elements, esp. metals) found naturally in the elemental form  
7    unadulterated by civilization, artifice, or adornment; natural  
8    Archaic   related by birth or race  
9    go native   (of a settler) to adopt the lifestyle of the local population, esp. when it appears less civilized  
      n  
10    usually foll by: of   a person born in a particular place  
a native of Geneva     
11    usually foll by: of   a species originating in a particular place or area  
the kangaroo is a native of Australia     
12    a member of an indigenous people of a country or area, esp. a non-White people, as opposed to colonial settlers and immigrants  
13    Derogatory, rare   any non-White  
     (C14: from Latin nativus innate, natural, from nasci to be born)  
  natively      adv  
  nativeness      n  


Native American  
      n      another name for an       American Indian  
native bear  
      n      an Austral. name for       koala  
native-born  
      adj   born in the country or area indicated  
native bush  
      n     (N.Z.)   indigenous forest  
native companion  
      n     (Austral)      another name for the       brolga  
     (C19: so called because the birds were observed in pairs)  
native dog  
      n     (Austral)   a dingo  
native oak  
      n     (Austral)      another name for       casuarina  
native speaker  
      n   a person having a specified native language  
a native speaker of Cree     
Native States  
      pl n   the former 562 semi-independent states of India, ruled by Indians but subject to varying degrees of British authority: merged with provinces by 1948; largest states were Hyderabad, Gwalior, Baroda, Mysore, Cochin, Jammu and Kashmir, Travancore, Sikkim, and Indore,   (Also called)    Indian States and Agencies  

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native

  

      adj  
1    built-in, congenital, endemic, hereditary, immanent, inborn, inbred, indigenous, ingrained, inherent, inherited, innate, instinctive, intrinsic, inveterate, natal, natural  
2    genuine, original, real  
3    domestic, home, home-grown, home-made, indigenous, local, mother, vernacular  
4    aboriginal, autochthonous  
      n  
5    aborigine, autochthon, citizen, countryman, dweller, inhabitant, national, resident  

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n.
a medium-sized semi-aquatic rodent native to North America
n.
the preferred terminology used among the management hierarchy of a business establishment in reference to native ideas and common interests related to their particular field.
syn.: slang, jargon
n.
handsome young man kept by a much older woman for the purpose of sexual favors and/or as a companion.
British slang
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