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noun 
  1. (1340) A person, animal, plant or other thing which is from outside the family, group, organization, or territory under consideration.
  2. () A foreigner who is not a subject of the country in which he lives.
  3. (1935) Any life form of non-Earth origin.
Translations: 
  • French: extraterrestre
  • German: Auíčerirdischer , Auíčerirdische
  • Italian: extraterrestre, alieno
  • Spanish: extraterrestre; aliení­gena
verb 
  1. To estrange; to alienate
adjective 
  1. (1330) Pertaining to an alien.
  2. (1382) Being exceedingly unfamiliar with or removed from a concept.
Translations: 
  • German: fremd, fremdartig
    (trans-mid)
Etymology: From Latin alienus, aliÄnus, "belonging to someone else", then "exotic, foreign", from alius, "other". Cognate with Ancient Greek (allos), "another, different" and Old English elles, "else".


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