What is indigen?

  • (noun): A person who was born in a particular place; an indigenous person.
    Synonyms: native, indigene


In general usage the word indigen is treated as a variant of the word indigene, meaning a native.

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Indigen - Usage in Botany - Botanical Definition
... The term was coined to contrast with cultigen which he defined in the 1923 paper as ".. ... the species, or its equivalent, that has appeared under domestication, - the plant is cultigenous." ...