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autochthonous

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of autochthonous

  1. belonging to a particular place by birth or origin <an illegally introduced Asian fish that has virtually wiped out the lake's autochthonous species> Synonyms aboriginal, native, born, domestic, endemic, indigenousRelated Words local, regional; originalNear Antonyms imported, introduced, transplanted; alien, exotic, foreign, strange; expatriate, immigrantAntonyms nonindigenous, nonnative




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