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terrestrial

adjective

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1 having to do with life on earth especially as opposed to that in heaven
  • scientists haven't even found all the terrestrial life on our planet

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“Terrestrial.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/terrestrial. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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