allochthonous

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ancient Greek ἄλλος (allos, other) + χθών (khthōn, earth, ground)

AdjectiveEdit

allochthonous (not comparable)

  1. Originating in a place other than where it is found.
  2. (geology) Buried or found in a place remote from the site of formation.

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ReferencesEdit

  • The Dictionary of Difficult Words [1]
  • The Free Online Dictionary [2]
Last modified on 14 April 2014, at 19:01