• Of, relating to, or inhabiting the land of the Earth or its inhabitants, earthly.
  • Of, relating to, or composed of land.
  • Living or growing in or on land (as opposed to other habitat); not aquatic, etc.
  • Of a planet, being composed primarily of silicate rocks or metals; see also terrestrial planet.
  • Concerned with the world or worldly matters.
  • Of or pertaining to the second highest degree of glory.
  • Broadcast using radio waves as opposed to satellite or cable.


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  • Borrowed from Latin terrestris, from terra, with the suffix -al.

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