plural noun
an·​toe·​ci | \ an‧ˈtēˌsī \
variants: or less commonly antoecians \ -​shənz \

Definition of antoeci

: those who live under the same meridian but on opposite parallels of latitude equidistant north and south of the equator

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History and Etymology for antoeci

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 30 Oct. 2020.

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