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terrestrial

adjective [not gradable]  us   /təˈres·tri·əl/
earth science relating to the planet earth, or living or existing on the land rather than in the sea or air: Newton investigated terrestrial and celestial motion. marine and terrestrial environments
Translations of “terrestrial”
in Chinese (Traditional) 地球的, 與地球有關的…
in Russian земной…
in Turkish yeryüzüne ilişkin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地球的, 与地球有关的…
in Polish ziemski…
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