What does the word indigenous mean?

Usage examples for indigenous

  1. The origin of the empire is obscure, but the development was not indigenous. – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner
  2. It is supposed not to be indigenous, but to have been planted by a king of Toluca about five hundred years ago. – The Romance of Natural History, Second Series by Philip Henry Gosse
  3. All these articles, ivory, gold, apes, peacocks, are indigenous in India, though of course they might have been found in other countries likewise. – Lectures on The Science of Language by Max Müller