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Definition of the adjective allochthonous
What does allochthonous mean as an attribute of a noun?
- of rocks, deposits, etc.; found in a place other than where they and their constituents were formed
- antonym: autochthonous
Alternative definition of the adjective allochthonous
- Originating in a place other than where it is found.
- [geology] Buried or found in a place remote from the site of formation.
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by Robert Alan Lewis
allochthonous organism. an organism that is foreign to the soil but that may enter it by some means as...
allochthonous. allodiploid. a diploid produced by ...
Encyclopedia of Caves (2012)
by William B. White, David C. Culver
Allochthonous sediments commonly include insoluble silicate minerals, such as quartz, feldspar, or mica, which are easily distinguished from soluble carbonate and evaporite minerals. Perhaps surprisingly, clay-sized sediments in caves ...
by Michael Allaby
allochthonous. Applied to material that did not originate in its present position ( e.g. plant material in a deposit, such as lake sediment, which did not grow at that location but was.
A Dictionary of Geography (2015)
by Susan Mayhew
allochthonous. Of rock formed of materials brought from outside, for example from sediments transported by ice; *till is an example. Compare with AUTOCHTHONOUS. allogenic. Caused externally. Thus, an allogenic stream is one—for ...
by McGraw-Hill Education
allochthonous [ECOL] Materials that come from outside the system, such as ...
Encyclopedia of Ecology (2014)
Subsidized consumers can push ecosystems to alternative stable states; allochthonous nutrient enrichment can completely alter the abundance and composition of primary producers, with profound effects throughout the ecosystem; and ...
Environmental Law Lexicon (2015)
by Nicholas A. Robinson
ALLOCHTHONOUS: Of material derived from outside habitat or environment under ...
by David S. G. Thomas
ALLOCHTHONOUS Reading Lowe, J.J. and Gray, M.J. (1980) The stratigraphic subdivision of the Lateglacial of NW Europe: a discussion. In J. J. Lowe, M. J. Gray and J. E. Robinson (eds), Studies in the Lateglacial of north-west Europe.
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Scrabble value of A1L1L1O1C3H4T1H4O1N1O1U1S1
The value of this 13-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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