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terrene

[te-reen, tuh-, ter-een] /tɛˈrin, tə-, ˈtɛr in/
adjective
1.
earthly; worldly.
2.
noun
3.
the earth.
4.
a land or region.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English < Latin terrēnus pertaining to earth. See terra
Related forms
terrenely, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for terrenely

terrene

/tɛˈriːn/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the earth; worldly; mundane
2.
(rare) of earth; earthy
noun
3.
a land
4.
a rare word for earth
Derived Forms
terrenely, adverb
Word Origin
C14: from Anglo-Norman, from Latin terrēnus, from terra earth
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Word Origin and History for terrenely

terrene

adj.

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

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