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Of or relating to the earth; earthly.
1. of or relating to the earth; worldly; mundane
2. rare of earth; earthy
3. a land
4. a rare word for earth
[C14: from Anglo-Norman, from Latin terrēnus, from terra earth]
ter•rene(tɛˈrin, tə-, ˈtɛr in)
1. earthly; worldly.
3. the earth.
4. a land or region.
[1300–50; Middle English < Latin terrēnus pertaining to earth or dry land, derivative of terra]
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|Adj.||1.||terrene - of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air|
|2.||terrene - belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly; "not a fairy palace; yet a mundane wonder of unimagined kind"; "so terrene a being as himself"|
earthly - of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven; "earthly beings"; "believed that our earthly life is all that matters"; "earthly love"; "our earthly home"