Definition of antoecian in English:


Pronunciation /anˈtiːʃn/


  • 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 .


Late 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Ashley (1565–1641), translator and book collector. From antoeci + -ian, originally after Middle French antecien.