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[ter-ey-kwee-uh s, -ak-wee-]
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  1. consisting of land and water, as the earth.
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Origin of terraqueous

First recorded in 1650–60; terr(a) + aqueous
Related formssub·ter·ra·que·ous, adjective
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Related Words for terraqueous

terrestrial, mundane, temporal, worldly, carnal, physical, secular, material, terrene, human, mortal, telluric, tellurian, corporeal, earthbound, earthen, earthy, global, profane, alluvial

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Historical Examples of terraqueous

  • He quietly lifts his pilgrim-staff, and begins a perambulation and circumambulation of the terraqueous globe.

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  • She was constructed to revolve like the terraqueous globe; some part or other of her was always out of sight or in shadow.

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  • The elastic, compressible, and dilatable fluid encompassing the terraqueous globe.

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  • Day is perpetually dawning, and night commencing to some or other of the inhabitants of the terraqueous ball without intermission.

  • Throughout the terraqueous globe his achievement is cited as the conquest of abstract Science over Physics.