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

Word History


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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“Epichoric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epichoric. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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