terrestrial planet


noun Astronomy.


Nearby words

  1. terrenely,
  2. terreplein,
  3. terrestrial,
  4. terrestrial globe,
  5. terrestrial guidance,
  6. terrestrial radiation,
  7. terrestrial telescope,
  8. terret,
  9. terri,
  10. terrible

Origin of terrestrial planet

First recorded in 1885–90

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Science definitions for terrestrial planet

terrestrial planet

See inner planet.
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