Meaning of “native” - Learner’s Dictionary

native

adjective uk us /ˈneɪtɪv/
BORN IN [ always before noun ]

B2 Your native town or country is the place where you were born:

It was a custom in his native Algeria.
She is a native-born Texan.
LANGUAGE [ always before noun ]

B2 Your native language is the first language you learn.

PEOPLE [ always before noun ]

B2 relating to the people who lived in a country first, before other people took control of it:

ANIMALS AND PLANTS

Native animals or plants live or grow naturally in a place, and have not been brought from somewhere else:

a large bird native to Europe

(Definition of “native adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)