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Synonyms of autochthonal

Adjective


1. autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, endemic, indigenous, native (vs. foreign)

usage: 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"

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