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terrene

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adjective ter·rene \te-ˈrēn, tə-; ˈter-ˌēn\

Definition of terrene

Examples of terrene in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of terrene

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


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terrene

noun ter·rene

Definition of terrene

First Known Use of terrene

1667



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