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au•toch•thon



Pronunciation: (ô-tok'thun), [key]
n.,
pl. -thons, -tho•nesPronunciation: (-thu-nēz"). [key]

1. an aboriginal inhabitant.
2. Ecol.one of the indigenous animals or plants of a region.
3. Geol.a geological formation formed in the region where found. Cf. allochthon.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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