Meaning of “native” - Learner’s Dictionary

native

noun [ C ] uk us /ˈneɪtɪv/
BORN

someone who was born in a particular place:

He's a native of Texas.
ORIGINAL PEOPLE

an old-fashioned and often offensive word for a person who lived in a country, for example an African country, before Europeans went there

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