Synonyms and Antonyms of autochthonous
belonging to a particular place by birth or origin an illegally introduced Asian fish that has virtually wiped out the lake's autochthonous species Synonyms aboriginal, native, born, domestic, endemic, indigenousRelated Words local, regional; originalNear Antonyms imported, introduced, transplanted; alien, exotic, foreign, strange; expatriate, immigrantAntonyms nonindigenous, nonnative
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