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Meaning of TERRENE

Pronunciation:  te'reen

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  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"
  2. [adj]  of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air
 

TERRENE is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: earthly, mundane, tellurian, telluric, terrestrial
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ter*rene"\, n.
    A tureen. [Obs.] --Walpole.
    
    
  2. \Ter*rene"\, a. [L. terrenus, fr. terra the earth. See
    {Terrace}.]
    1. Of or pertaining to the earth; earthy; as, terrene
       substance. --Holland.
    
    2. Earthy; terrestrial.
    
             God set before him a mortal and immortal life, a
             nature celestial and terrene.         --Sir W.
                                                   Raleigh.
    
             Be true and faithful to the king and his heirs, and
             truth and faith to bear of life and limb, and
             terrene honor.                        --O. Eng. Oath
                                                   of Allegiance,
                                                   quoted by
                                                   Blackstone.
    
             Common conceptions of the matters which lie at the
             basis of our terrene experience.      --Hickok.
    
    
  3. \Ter*rene"\, n. [L. terrenum land, ground: cf. F.
    terrain.]
    1. The earth's surface; the earth. [Poetic]
    
             Tenfold the length of this terrene.   --Milton.
    
    2. (Surv.) The surface of the ground.
    
    
 

 

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