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n.
The quality or state of being native.
n.
The disposition to favor the native inhabitants of a country, in preference to immigrants from foreign countries.
n.
The doctrine of innate ideas, or that the mind possesses forms of thought independent of sensation.
n.
An advocate of nativism.
a.
Relating to nativism.
pl.
of Nativity
n.
The coming into life or into the world; birth; also, the circumstances attending birth, as time, place, manner, etc.
n.
A picture representing or symbolizing the early infancy of Christ. The simplest form is the babe in a rude cradle, and the heads of an ox and an ass to express the stable in which he was born.
n.
A representation of the positions of the heavenly bodies as the moment of one's birth, supposed to indicate his future destinies; a horoscope.
a.
A species of shrike.
n.
The technical name for sodium.
n.
A zeolite occuring in groups of glassy acicular crystals, and in masses which often have a radiated structure. It is a hydrous silicate of alumina and soda.
n.
Native sodium carbonate.
v. i.
To find fault; to be peevish.
n.
A European toad (Bufo calamita), having a yellow line along its back.
a.
Neat; tidy; spruce.
a.
Fixed or determined by nature; pertaining to the constitution of a thing; belonging to native character; according to nature; essential; characteristic; not artifical, foreign, assumed, put on, or acquired; as, the natural growth of animals or plants; the natural motion of a gravitating body; natural strength or disposition; the natural heat of the body; natural color.
a.
Conformed to the order, laws, or actual facts, of nature; consonant to the methods of nature; according to the stated course of things, or in accordance with the laws which govern events, feelings, etc.; not exceptional or violent; legitimate; normal; regular; as, the natural consequence of crime; a natural death.
a.
Having to do with existing system to things; dealing with, or derived from, the creation, or the world of matter and mind, as known by man; within the scope of human reason or experience; not supernatural; as, a natural law; natural science; history, theology.
a.
Conformed to truth or reality

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