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aborigine

Bryan A. Garner

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2016 | ISBN: 9780190491482
Published online August 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780190632373
aborigine

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as a singular noun, is a back-formation from the plural aborigines (L. ab origine “from the beginning”). Traditionally, the word

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