antichthon

noun an·tich·thon \anˈtikˌthän, -ˌthōn, -thən\

Definition of antichthon

plural

antichthones

\-thəˌnēz\
  1. 1 :  counterearth

  2. 2 [Latin antichthones, plural, from Greek, plural of antichthōn] obsolete :  an inhabitant of the antipodes —usually used in plural

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Origin and Etymology of antichthon

Late Latin, from Greek antichthōn counterearth, southern hemisphere, from anti- 1anti- + chthōn earth


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