Synonyms for autochthonous

Synonyms for (adj) autochthonous

Synonyms: indigenous, autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, endemic

Definition: originating where it is found

Usage: 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

Similar words: native

Definition: characteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin

Usage: the native North American sugar maple; many native artists studied abroad

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