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EtymologyEdit

Ancient Greek ἄλλος(állos, other) + χθών(khthṓn, earth, ground)

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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]