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Autochthonous

Definition

[adj] of rocks, deposits, etc.; found where they and their constituents were formed
[adj] 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"

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Antonyms

allochthonous