noun, plural au·toch·thons, au·toch·tho·nes [aw-tok-thuh-neez]. /ɔˈtɒk θəˌniz/.
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Tchekoff is a true product of Russian literature, an autochthon plant, nourished by his natal sap.Contemporary Russian Novelists|Serge Persky
He is earth-born, autochthon, and holds possession by descent.The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies|Walter Besant
To the elder of the third pair of twins he gave the name Mneseus, and Autochthon to the one who followed him.Critias|Plato
There I called them (p. 89) "Autochthon-morphological" and "adaptive-morphological characters."At the Deathbed of Darwinism|Eberhard Dennert
Autochthon, aw-tok′thon, n. one of the primitive inhabitants of a country: an aboriginal:—pl.