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tellurian

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tel·lu·ri·an  (tĕ-lo͝or′ē-ən)
adj.
Of, relating to, or inhabiting the earth.
n.
1. An inhabitant of the earth; a terrestrial.
2. Variant of tellurion.

tellurian (tɛˈlʊərɪən)
adj
1. of or relating to the earth
n
2. (esp in science fiction) an inhabitant of the earth
[C19: from Latin tellūs the earth]

tel•lu•ri•an (tɛˈlʊər i ən)

adj.
1. pertaining to the earth or its inhabitants; terrestrial.
n.
2. an inhabitant of the earth.
[1840–50; < Latin tellūr-, s. of tellūs earth + -ian]
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Noun1.tellurian - an inhabitant of the earthtellurian - an inhabitant of the earth          
denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, indweller - a person who inhabits a particular place
Adj.1.tellurian - of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air


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