enchorial

adjective

en·​cho·​ri·​al
(ˈ)en¦kōrēəl,
(ˈ)eŋ¦k-

Word History

Etymology

Greek enchōrios of the country, native, domestic (from en- en- entry 2 + -chōrios, from chōra place, land, country) + English -al; akin to Greek chēros left, bereaved

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“Enchorial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enchorial. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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