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ter·res·tri·al

terrestrial

 
pronunciation:
t re stri l
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to the planet Earth.
The sun makes terrestrial life possible.
similar words:
earthly
definition 2: living on or in the ground, rather than in trees, water, or air.
Pigs are terrestrial creatures.
similar words:
mortal
derivation: terrestrially (adv.)
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The word terrestrial contains the following part:
terr, terra Latin root that means earth, land
synonyms:
geo