telluric

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adjective tel·lu·ric \tə-ˈlu̇r-ik, te-\

Definition of telluric

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the earth :  terrestrial

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

1813

First Known Use of telluric

1813

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