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Source : Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

Autochthon \Au*toch"thon\, n.; pl. E. {Authochthons}, L.
   {Autochthones}. [L., fr. Gr. ?, pl. ?, from the land itself;
   a'yto`s self + ? earth, land.]
   1. One who is supposed to rise or spring from the ground or
      the soil he inhabits; one of the original inhabitants or
      aborigines; a native; -- commonly in the plural. This
      title was assumed by the ancient Greeks, particularly the

   2. That which is original to a particular country, or which
      had there its origin.
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