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Aboriginal
Aboriginal 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.
Aboriginality
Aboriginality Ab`o*rig`i*nal"i*ty, n. The quality of being aboriginal. --Westm. Rev.
Aboriginally
Aboriginally Ab`o*rig"i*nal*ly, adv. Primarily.
Aborigines
Aborigines Ab`o*rig"i*nes (-r[i^]j"[i^]*n[=e]z), n. pl. [L. Aborigines; ab + origo, especially the first inhabitants of Latium, those who originally (ab origine) inhabited Latium or Italy. See Origin.] 1. The earliest known inhabitants of a country; native races. 2. The original fauna and flora of a geographical area
Originable
Originable O*rig"i*na*ble, a. Capable of being originated.
Original
Original O*rig"i*nal, n. [Cf. F. original.] 1. Origin; commencement; source. It hath it original from much grief. --Shak. And spangled heavens, a shining frame, Their great Original proclaim. --Addison. 2. That which precedes all others of its class; archetype; first copy; hence, an original work of art, manuscript, text, and the like, as distinguished from a copy, translation, etc. The Scriptures may be now read in their own original. --Milton. 3. An original thinker or writer; an originator. [R.] Men who are bad at copying, yet are good originals. --C. G. Leland. 4. A person of marked eccentricity. [Colloq.] 5. (Zo["o]l. & Bot.) The natural or wild species from which a domesticated or cultivated variety has been derived; as, the wolf is thought by some to be the original of the dog, the blackthorn the original of the plum.
Original
Original O*rig"i*nal, a. [F. original, L. originalis.] 1. Pertaining to the origin or beginning; preceding all others; first in order; primitive; primary; pristine; as, the original state of man; the original laws of a country; the original inventor of a process. His form had yet not lost All her original brightness. --Milton.
Original sin
2. Not copied, imitated, or translated; new; fresh; genuine; as, an original thought; an original process; the original text of Scripture. 3. Having the power to suggest new thoughts or combinations of thought; inventive; as, an original genius. 4. Before unused or unknown; new; as, a book full of original matter. Original sin (Theol.), the first sin of Adam, as related to its consequences to his descendants of the human race; -- called also total depravity. See Calvinism.
Originalist
Originalist O*rig"i*nal*ist, n. One who is original. [R.]
Originally
Originally O*rig"i*nal*ly, adv. 1. In the original time, or in an original manner; primarily; from the beginning or origin; not by derivation, or imitation. God is originally holy in himself. --Bp. Pearson. 2. At first; at the origin; at the time of formation or costruction; as, a book originally written by another hand. ``Originally a half length [portrait].' --Walpole.
Originalness
Originalness O*rig"i*nal*ness, n. The quality of being original; originality. [R.] --Johnson.
Originant
Originant O*rig"i*nant, a. Originating; original. [R.] An absolutely originant act of self will. --Prof. Shedd.
Originary
Originary O*rig"i*na*ry, a. [L. originarius: cf. F. originaire.] 1. Causing existence; productive. [R.] The production of animals, in the originary way, requires a certain degree of warmth. --Cheyne. 2. Primitive; primary; original. [R.] The grand originary right of all rights. --Hickok.
Originate
Originate O*rig"i*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Originated; p. pr. & vb. n. Originating.] [From Origin.] To give an origin or beginning to; to cause to be; to bring into existence; to produce as new. A decomposition of the whole civill and political mass, for the purpose of originating a new civil order. --Burke.
Originate
Originate O*rig"i*nate, v. i. To take first existence; to have origin or beginning; to begin to exist or act; as, the scheme originated with the governor and council.
Originated
Originate O*rig"i*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Originated; p. pr. & vb. n. Originating.] [From Origin.] To give an origin or beginning to; to cause to be; to bring into existence; to produce as new. A decomposition of the whole civill and political mass, for the purpose of originating a new civil order. --Burke.
Originating
Originate O*rig"i*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Originated; p. pr. & vb. n. Originating.] [From Origin.] To give an origin or beginning to; to cause to be; to bring into existence; to produce as new. A decomposition of the whole civill and political mass, for the purpose of originating a new civil order. --Burke.
Origination
Origination O*rig`i*na"tion, n. [L. originatio.] 1. The act or process of bringing or coming into existence; first production. ``The origination of the universe.' --Keill. What comes from spirit is a spontaneous origination. --Hickok. 2. Mode of production, or bringing into being. This eruca is propagated by animal parents, to wit, butterflies, after the common origination of all caterpillars. --Ray.
Originative
Originative O*rig"i*na*tive, a. Having power, or tending, to originate, or bring into existence; originating. --H. Bushnell. -- O*rig"i*na*tive*ly, adv.
Originatively
Originative O*rig"i*na*tive, a. Having power, or tending, to originate, or bring into existence; originating. --H. Bushnell. -- O*rig"i*na*tive*ly, adv.
Originator
Originator O*rig"i*na`tor, n. One who originates.
Unoriginated
Unoriginated Un`o*rig"i*na`ted, a. 1. Not originated; existing from all eternity. --F. W. Newman. 2. Not yet caused to be, or to be made; as, possible inventions still unoriginated.
Unoriginately
Unoriginately Un`o*rig"i*nate*ly, adv. Without origin.

Meaning of ORIGIN from wikipedia

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