Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, growing on land.

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Examples

  • The Pythagoreans say, that the moon appears to us terraneous, by reason it is inhabited as our earth is, and in it there are animals of a larger size and plants of a rarer beauty than our globe affords; that the animals in their virtue and energy are fifteen degrees superior to ours; that they emit nothing excrementitious; and that the days are fifteen times longer.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • * The fmoke of her torment, maybe probably, be deftroycd, either by fuh - taken, as in the paraphrafe, either in the terraneous fires bur fling out of the vol - metaphorical fenfe to fignify the mod canos, that are frequent in thofe parts; dreadful and entire deftruction of all her or by the fire of enemies in befieging it, pomp and power, through the whole ex - when the ten kin?

    The practical expositor, or, An exposition of the New Testament, in the form of a paraphrase : with occasional notes... and serious recollections

  • On the rocks on the uppermoft part of Ingleborough, on the north fide; and on a hill called Whern-fide, oreragainft Ingleborough, on the other fide the Tub - terraneous* riven R. Syn.

    Transactions of the Linnean Society

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