telluric

adjective
tel·​lu·​ric | \ tə-ˈlu̇r-ik How to pronounce telluric (audio) , te- \

Definition of telluric

1 : of or relating to the earth : terrestrial
2 : being or relating to a usually natural electric current flowing near the earth's surface

First Known Use of telluric

1813, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Telluric.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/telluric. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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