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enchorial

[ en-kawr-ee-uhl, -kohr- ]
/ ɛnˈkɔr i əl, -ˈkoʊr- /
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adjective

(especially of demotic writing) belonging to or used in a particular country.

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Also en·chor·ic [en-kawr-ik, -kor-]. /ɛnˈkɔr ɪk, -ˈkɒr-/.

Origin of enchorial

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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British Dictionary definitions for enchorial

enchorial

enchoric

/ (ɛnˈkɔːrɪəl) /

adjective

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