HyperDic: autochthonous

English > 2 senses of the word autochthonous:
ADJECTIVEallautochthonousof rocks, deposits, etc.
allautochthonous, autochthonal, autochthonic, endemic, indigenousoriginating where it is found
English > autochthonous: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf rocks, deposits, etc.; found where they and their constituents were formed.
OppositeallochthonousOf rocks, deposits, etc.
Spanishautóctono
Catalanautòcton
English > autochthonous: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningoriginating where it is found.
Example "autochthonous rocks and people and folktales"
Synonymsautochthonal, autochthonic, endemic, indigenous
BroadernativeCharacteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin
Spanishaborigen, autóctono, endémico, indígena, nativo, natural, originario, oriundo
Catalanaborigen, autòcton, endèmic, indígena, nadiu, natiu, natural, originari, oriünd

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