Enchoric
Enchorial En*cho"ri*al, Enchoric En*chor"ic, a. [Gr. ? domestic, native; ? in + ? place, country.] Belonging to, or used in, a country; native; domestic; popular; common; -- said especially of the written characters employed by the common people of ancient Egypt, in distinction from the hieroglyphics. See {Demotic}. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • enchoric —   a. native; domestic …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Enchorial — En*cho ri*al, Enchoric En*chor ic, a. [Gr. ? domestic, native; ? in + ? place, country.] Belonging to, or used in, a country; native; domestic; popular; common; said especially of the written characters employed by the common people of ancient… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enchorial — /en kawr ee euhl, kohr /, adj. (esp. of demotic writing) belonging to or used in a particular country. Also, enchoric /en kawr ik, kor /. [1815 25; < LL enchori(us) ( < Gk enchórios native, equiv. to en EN 2 + chór(a) country + ios adj. suffix) + …   Universalium

  • native — I (domestic) adjective aboriginal, autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, domestic, enchorial, enchoric, endemic, endemical, home grown, indigenous, local, locally born, not alien, not foreign, original, regional, unborrowed, vernacular II… …   Law dictionary

  • enchorial — /ɛnˈkɔriəl/ (say en kawreeuhl) adjective (especially of demotic writing) belonging to or used in a particular country; native; domestic. Also, enchoric /ɛnˈkɔrɪk/ (say en kawrik), / ˈkɒrɪk/ (say korik). {Greek enchōrios in or of a country + al1} …   Australian English dictionary

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