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 for autochthonous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Autochthonal \Au*toch"tho*nal\, Authochthonic
  \Au`thoch*thon"ic\, Autochthonous \Au*toch"tho*nous\, a.
     Aboriginal; indigenous; native.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: of rocks, deposits, etc.; found where they and their
             constituents were formed [ant: allochthonous]
      2: 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" [syn:
         autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, endemic,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  68 Moby Thesaurus words for "autochthonous":
     abecedarian, aboriginal, ancestral, antenatal, antepatriarchal,
     atavistic, beginning, budding, creative, elemental, elementary,
     embryonic, endemic, fetal, formative, foundational, fundamental,
     gestatory, homebred, homegrown, humanoid, in embryo,
     in its infancy, in the bud, inaugural, inceptive, inchoate,
     inchoative, incipient, incunabular, indigenous, infant, infantile,
     initial, initiative, initiatory, introductory, inventive, nascent,
     natal, native, native-born, original, parturient, patriarchal,
     postnatal, preadamite, preglacial, pregnant, prehistoric, prehuman,
     prenatal, primal, primary, prime, primeval, primitive, primogenial,
     primoprimitive, primordial, pristine, procreative, protohistoric,
     protohuman, rudimental, rudimentary, ur, vernacular

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