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Adjective: terrestrial  tu'res-tree-ul
  1. Of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air
    - tellurian, telluric, terrene
  2. Of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants
    "this terrestrial ball";
    - planetary
  3. Operating, living or growing on land
  4. Concerned with the world or worldly matters
    "he developed an immense terrestrial practicality";
    - mundane
  5. Of this earth
    "the nearest to an angelic being that treads this terrestrial ball";
    - sublunar, sublunary
Noun: terrestrial  tu'res-tree-ul
  1. An inhabitant of the planet Earth

Derived forms: terrestrials

See also: earthly, onshore, overland, secular, temporal, worldly

Antonym: amphibious, aquatic

Encyclopedia: Terrestrial