Meaning of autochthonous in English
Definitions1. originating where it is found
- « the autochthonal fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo »
- « autochthonous rocks and people and folktales »
- « endemic folkways »
- « the Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of Japan »
Definitions1. of rocks, deposits, etc.
- « found where they and their constituents were formed »