terrene

[ te-reen, tuh-, ter-een ]
/ tɛˈrin, tə-, ˈtɛr in /

adjective

earthly; worldly.

noun

the earth.
a land or region.

Origin of terrene

1300–50; Middle English < Latin terrēnus pertaining to earth. See terra

Related forms

ter·rene·ly, adverb
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terrene

/ (tɛˈriːn) /

adjective

of or relating to the earth; worldly; mundane
rare of earth; earthy

noun

a land
a rare word for earth

Derived Forms

terrenely, adverb

Word Origin for terrene

C14: from Anglo-Norman, from Latin terrēnus, from terra earth
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