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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. originating where it is found;
- Example: "the autochthonal fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo"
- Example: "autochthonous rocks and people and folktales"
- Example: "endemic folkways"
- Example: "the Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of Japan"
[syn: autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, endemic, indigenous]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Autochthonal \Au*toch"tho*nal\, Authochthonic \Au`thoch*thon"ic\, Autochthonous \Au*toch"tho*nous\, a. Aboriginal; indigenous; native. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

autochthonal adj 1: originating where it is found; "the autochthonal fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo"; "autochthonous rocks and people and folktales"; "endemic folkways"; "the Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of Japan" [syn: autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, endemic, indigenous]