autochthon


autochthon

noun

Definition of AUTOCHTHON

a member of the first race to inhabit a region <descendants of the island's earliest settlers regard themselves as a sort of aristocracy of autochthons, with all others being brash interlopers>
Synonyms aboriginal, autochthon, indigene (also indigen), native
Related Words primitive
Near Antonyms alien, foreigner
Antonyms nonnative

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