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αὐτό-χθων , ον, gen. ονος,
A.sprung from the land itself; αὐτόχθονες, οἱ, not settlers, of native stock, Hdt.1.171, Th.6.2, etc.: c. gen., “αὐ. ἸταλίαςD.H.1.10: esp. of the Athenians, E.Ion29, al., Fr.360.8, Ar.V.1076, Isoc.4.24, 12.124.
II. Adj., indigenous, native,τὰ μὲν δύο αὐτόχθονα τῶν ἐθνέωνHdt.4.197; “αὐ. ΑἰγύπτιοιPGiss.99.5 (ii A.D.); “ἀρετήLys.2.43; “λάχανα τῶν αὐτοχθόνωνPolioch.2.6; “κόσμοςPhilod.Scarph. 127; urbanitas, racy of the soil, Cic.Att.7.2.3.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 7.2.3
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 1076
    • Euripides, Ion, 29
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.171
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.197
    • Isocrates, Panathenaicus, 124
    • Isocrates, Panegyricus, 24
    • Lysias, Funeral Oration, 43
    • Thucydides, Histories, 6.2
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 1.10
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