Definition of tellurian in English:

tellurian

adjective

formal, literary
  • Of or inhabiting the earth.

    earthly, worldly, mundane, earthbound
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noun

formal, literary
  • An inhabitant of the earth.

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

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

tellurian

/tɛˈljʊərɪən/