autochtone

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autochtone

  1. Inflected form of autochtoon

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek αὐτόχθων (autokhthon).

AdjectiveEdit

autochtone (masculine and feminine, plural autochtones)

  1. (rare) From the earth, ground, soil.
  2. (of a person, race, language, or the like) Autochthonous, native, indigenous, aboriginal.
  3. (by extension) Of or pertaining to indigenous peoples, or land occupied by them.
  4. Natural, native, innate (to a person).

NounEdit

autochtone m, f (plural autochtones)

  1. a local, a native, an autochthon

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Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 00:26