terrene


1ter·rene

adjective \te-ˈrēn, tə-; ˈter-ˌēn\

Definition of TERRENE

Examples of TERRENE

  1. <in the expenditure of his psychic energies, he strives to strike a balance between the celestial and the terrene>

Origin of TERRENE

Middle English, from Anglo-French terreine, terrin, Latin terrenus of earth, from terra earth
First Known Use: 14th century

2terrene

noun

Definition of TERRENE

:  earth, terrain

First Known Use of TERRENE

1667

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: terrenely
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Terrell grass
All Words Near: terrene

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up terrene? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).