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Meaning of ALLOCHTHONOUS

Pronunciation:  u'l√Ękthunus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  of rocks, deposits, etc.; found in a place other than where they and their constituents were formed
 

ALLOCHTHONOUS is a 13 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Antonyms: autochthonous
 

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Derived from outside a system, such as the leaves of terrestrial plants that fall into a stream. Compare autochthonous.
 

 

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