Complete Definition of "terrene"

English
Etymology
Anglo-Norman, from Latin terrenus, from terra âearthâ.

Pronunciation
IPA: /tÉ'ri:n/

Adjective
en-adj

  1. pertaining to the earth; earthly, terrestrial, worldly as opposed to heavenly

#:*1922: Arius, warring his life long upon the consubstantiality of the Son with the Father, and Valentine, spurning Christâs terrene body, and the subtle African heresiarch Sabellius who held that the Father was Himself His own Son. â James Joyce, Ulysses
#:*1974: For the earth was both celestial and terrene, the down here and the up there. â Guy Davenport, Tatlin!

Italian
Adjective
terrene p

  1. feminine of|terreno#Adjective|terreno

Category:Italian adjective forms

te:terrene
vi:terrene

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