terrene

adjective
ter·​rene | \ te-ˈrēn How to pronounce terrene (audio) , tə-; ˈter-ˌēn \

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terrene

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Examples of terrene in a Sentence

Adjective in the expenditure of his psychic energies, he strives to strike a balance between the celestial and the terrene

First Known Use of terrene

Adjective

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1667, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for terrene

Adjective

Middle English, from Anglo-French terreine, terrin, Latin terrenus of earth, from terra earth

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“Terrene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/terrene. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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