Definition of Tellural

1. a. Of or pertaining to the earth.



Definition of Tellural

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the earth. ¹

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Definition of Tellural

1. pertaining to the earth [adj]

Tellural Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tellural

telling
telling-off
telling-offs
telling off
tellingly
tellings
tellings-off
tellins
tells
telltale
telltale(a)
telltales
tellur-
tellural (current term)
tellurane
tellurantimony
tellurate
tellurates
telluratian
telluret
tellureted
telluretted hydrogen
tellurhydric
tellurhydric acid
telluri-
tellurian
tellurians
telluric

Literary usage of Tellural

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... mundane, sublunar or sublunary, subastral, terranean (rare), telluric (rare), tellural (rare). Antonyms: see HEAVENLY. 2. See WORLDLY. territory, n. ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"99. tellural (tel'u-ral), a. [< L. tellus (tellur-), the earth, + -al.} Of or pertaining to the earth. ..."

3. Papers of the New Haven Colony Historical Society by New Haven Colony Historical Society (1900)
"... down to the very indefinite and unsatisfactory conclusion that the causes of these two infectious and contagious diseases were in their nature tellural. ..."

4. A Japanese Grammar by Johann Joseph Hoffmann (1868)
"... toki va yuki to naru (or ndru nari) 5), the accumulated tellural matter of the heavens and earth. when ..."

5. A History of the Life of Edward the Black Prince: And of Various Events by George Payne Rainsford James (1836)
"These were almost all either of a tellural or atmospherical nature ; but it appears undoubted that a number of extraordinary phenomena preceded and ..."

6. Forest Culture and Eucalyptus Trees by Ellwood Cooper (1876)
"... if it discloses the chemism of distant worlds, and therewith an applicability of research, both tellural and sidereal, ever endless and inexhaustible. ..."

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