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- adj. Indigenous, native.
- adj. Of, relating to, or written in the vulgar form of ancient Egyptian hieratic writing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Belonging to or used in a certain country; native; indigenous; demotic: specifically applied to written characters: as, an enchorial alphabet. See demotic.
From Ancient Greek ἐγχώριος ("rural, in or of the country"), from χωρά ("country"). (Wiktionary)