autochthony

noun

au·​toch·​tho·​ny
ȯˈtäkthənē
plural -es
: autochthonous condition

Word History

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of autochthony was in 1836

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“Autochthony.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/autochthony. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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