terrene

[ te-reen, tuh-, ter-een ]SEE DEFINITION OF terrene
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But the visitor could not convey celestial realities to terrene minds.

It grows to a length of eight feet, and its habits are terrene.

They conduct to the terrene genera of the great family Colubrid.

The lady paused, as if to consider the weight of that event in the scale of terrene life.

Agreed, but where in this terrene orb will you find it otherwise?

And so the empyrean element, lying smothered under the terrene, and yet inextinguishable there, made sad writhings.

When the contraterrene lead atoms met the terrene lead atoms, mutual annihilation resulted, giving us pure energy.

For it denies that all human faculties must have been evoked by terrene experience.

We do not find, indeed, that support is given by souls in bliss to any special scheme of terrene theology.

But what shall I say of the power that he exercises over irrational animals, whether celestial or terrene?

WORD ORIGIN

14c., ultimately from Latin terrenus, from terra "earth" (see terrain).

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