epichoric

adjective ep·i·cho·ric \ ¦epə¦kōrik , -kȯr- , -kär- \

Definition of epichoric

: peculiar to a limited area : local used of ancient Greek alphabets
  • every town, certainly every region, had its own epichoric script
  • —H. M. Hoenigswald

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Origin and Etymology of epichoric

Greek epichōrios of a certain country, in a certain country, local (from epi- + -chōrios, from chōra land, country, place) + English -ic


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