[ter-ey-kwee-uh s, -ak-wee-]
- consisting of land and water, as the earth.
Origin of terraqueous
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Examples from the Web for terraqueous
He quietly lifts his pilgrim-staff, and begins a perambulation and circumambulation of the terraqueous globe.
She was constructed to revolve like the terraqueous globe; some part or other of her was always out of sight or in shadow.The Tragic Muse
The elastic, compressible, and dilatable fluid encompassing the terraqueous globe.The Sailor's Word-Book
William Henry Smyth
Day is perpetually dawning, and night commencing to some or other of the inhabitants of the terraqueous ball without intermission.Reason, The Only Oracle of Man
Throughout the terraqueous globe his achievement is cited as the conquest of abstract Science over Physics.