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A person living at the same meridian as another or oneself, on the opposite side of the equator and at the same distance from it. Also with of, †to. Usually in plural: = antoeci.See also antoeci
Late 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Ashley (1565–1641), translator and book collector. From antoeci + -ian, originally after Middle French antecien.
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