- earthly; worldly.
- the earth.
- a land or region.
Origin of terrene
Related Words for terrenetelluric, tellurian, terrestrial, carnal, corporeal, earthbound, earthen, earthy, global, human, material, mortal, mundane, physical, profane, secular, temporal, worldly, alluvial, subastral
Examples from the Web for terrene
Historical Examples of terrene
But the visitor could not convey celestial realities to terrene minds.Mountain Meditations
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.Two on a Tower
Agreed, but where in this terrene orb will you find it otherwise?Where the Blue Begins
- of or relating to the earth; worldly; mundane
- rare of earth; earthy
- a land
- a rare word for earth
Word Origin for terrene
14c., ultimately from Latin terrenus, from terra "earth" (see terrain).