plural noun

variants or less commonly antoecians
: those who live under the same meridian but on opposite parallels of latitude equidistant north and south of the equator

Word History


antoec from Late Latin from Greek antoikoi, from anti- anti- entry 1 + oikos house; antoecians from Late Latin antoeci + English -an + -s

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“Antoeci.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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