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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Terrestrial


TERRES'TRIAL, adjective [Latin terrestris, from terra, the earth.]

1. Pertaining to the earth; existing on the earth; as terrestrial animals; bodies terrestrial 1 Corinthians 15:40.

2. Consisting of earth; as the terrestrial globe.

3. Pertaining to the world, or to the present state; sublunary. Death puts and end to all terrestrial scenes.