tellurian
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /tɛˈljʊə.ɹɪ.ən/, /tɪ-/, /-ˈljɔː-/
  • (GA) IPA: /tɛˈl(j)ʊ.ɹi.ən/, /tə-/, [tʰəˈlɝː.iː.ɨ̃n]
Adjective

tellurian (not comparable)

  1. (formal or literary) Of or relating to the earth; (specifically, chiefly, science fiction) inhabiting planet Earth as opposed to other planets. [from mid 19th c.]
    Synonyms: earthly, telluric, terrene, terrestrial
  2. (mineralogy) Of a mineral: containing tellurium.
Related terms

Translations
  • German: tellurisch
  • Russian: теллури́ческий
Translations
  • Russian: теллури́ческий
Noun

tellurian (plural tellurians)

  1. (astronomy, historical) Alternative spelling of tellurion
  2. (chiefly, science fiction) Alternative letter-case form of Tellurian#English|Tellurian (“inhabitant of the planet Earth”)

Tellurian
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /tɛˈljʊə.ɹɪ.ən/, /tɪ-/, /-ˈljɔː-/
  • (GA) IPA: /tɛˈl(j)ʊ.ɹi.ən/, /tə-/
Noun

tellurian (plural tellurians)

  1. An inhabitant of the Earth.
    Synonyms: Earthling, Terran, Thesaurus:Earthling
    Antonyms: alien, extraterrestrial, Thesaurus:extraterrestrial



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