|a.||1.||Of or pertaining to the earth; existing on the earth; earthly; |
|2.||Representing, or consisting of, the earth; |
|3.||Of or pertaining to the world, or to the present state; sublunary; mundane.|
|4.||Consisting of land, in distinction from water; belonging to, or inhabiting, the land or ground, in distinction from trees, water, or the like; |
|5.||Adapted for the observation of objects on land and on the earth; |
|n.||1.||An inhabitant of the earth.|
|Adj.||1.||terrestrial - of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air|
|2.||terrestrial - of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants; "planetary rumblings and eructations"- L.C.Eiseley ; "the planetary tilt"; "this terrestrial ball"|
|3.||terrestrial - operating or living or growing on land|
amphibious - operating or living on land and in water; "amphibious vehicles"; "amphibious operations"; "amphibious troops"; "frogs are amphibious animals"
aquatic - operating or living or growing in water; "boats are aquatic vehicles"; "water lilies are aquatic plants"; "fish are aquatic animals"
|4.||terrestrial - concerned with the world or worldly matters; "mundane affairs"; "he developed an immense terrestrial practicality"|
|5.||terrestrial - of this earth; "transcendental motives for sublunary actions"; "fleeting sublunary pleasures"; "the nearest to an angelic being that treads this terrestrial ball"|