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earth-born Line breaks: earth-born

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Definition of earth-born in English:


(Of a human being, typically in contrast to a divine or alien being) born on earth; mortal.
Example sentences
  • He was under constant attack from "viper wolves," which look like wolves but are far faster and deadlier than any earthborn species.
  • We cannot risk Earthborn micro-organisms contaminating and possibly damaging the first nonterrestrial creatures we encounter.
  • Through its improbably happy ending, the Athenians can retain their special 'earthborn' status and claim ancestral authority over all Ionians.

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