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enchorial

[en-kawr-ee-uh l, -kohr-] /ɛnˈkɔr i əl, -ˈkoʊr-/
adjective
1.
(especially of demotic writing) belonging to or used in a particular country.
Also, enchoric
[en-kawr-ik, -kor-] /ɛnˈkɔr ɪk, -ˈkɒr-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of enchorial
1815-1825
1815-25; < Late Latin enchōri(us) (< Greek enchṓrios native, equivalent to en- en-2 + chṓr(ā) country + -ios adj. suffix) + -al1
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enchorial

/ɛnˈkɔːrɪəl/
adjective
1.
of or used in a particular country: used esp of the popular (demotic) writing of the ancient Egyptians
Word Origin
C19: via Late Latin from Greek enkhōrios, from en-² + khōra country
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