from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or inhabiting the earth.
  • n. An inhabitant of the earth; a terrestrial.
  • n. Variant of tellurion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or relating to, or inhabiting the Earth.
  • adj. Describing minerals containing tellurium.
  • n. An inhabitant of the Earth.
  • n. Alternative spelling of tellurion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the earth.
  • n. A dweller on the earth.
  • n. An instrument for showing the operation of the causes which produce the succession of day and night, and the changes of the seasons.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining, relating to, or characteristic of the earth or an inhabitant of the earth.
  • n. An inhabitant of the earth: so called with reference to supposed inhabitants of other planets.
  • n. Same as tellurion.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air
  • n. an inhabitant of the earth


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