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tellurian Line breaks: tel¦lur|ian
Pronunciation: /tɛˈljʊərɪən/
formal or , literary

Definition of tellurian in English:


Of or inhabiting the earth.


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An inhabitant of the earth.
Example sentences
  • The amount of time for us ‘tellurians’ is determined by a piece of a path by which the Sun has traversed the sky.


Mid 19th century: from Latin tellus, tellur- 'earth' + -ian.

Words that rhyme with tellurian

Arthurian, Ben-Gurion, centurion, durian, holothurian, Khachaturian, Ligurian, Missourian, Silurian
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