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Arboreal vs. Terrestrial

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Arborealadjective

Of, relating to, or resembling a tree.

Terrestrialnoun

(botany) A ground-dwelling plant.

Arborealadjective

Living in or among trees.

Terrestrialnoun

alternative case form of Terrestrial

Arborealadjective

Covered or filled with trees.

Terrestrialadjective

Of, relating to, or inhabiting the land of the Earth or its inhabitants, earthly.

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Arborealnoun

Any tree-dwelling creature.

Terrestrialadjective

Of, relating to, or composed of land.

Arborealadjective

Of or pertaining to a tree, or to trees; of nature of trees.

Terrestrialadjective

Living or growing in or on land (as opposed to other habitat); not aquatic, etc.

‘a terrestrial plant’;

Arborealadjective

Attached to, found in or upon, or frequenting, woods or trees; as, arboreal animals.

‘Woodpeckers are eminently arboreal.’;

Terrestrialadjective

(astronomy) Of a planet, being composed primarily of silicate rocks or metals; see also terrestrial planet.

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Arborealadjective

of or relating to or formed by trees;

‘an arborous roof’;

Terrestrialadjective

Concerned with the world or worldly matters.

Arborealadjective

inhabiting or frequenting trees;

‘arboreal apes’;

Terrestrialadjective

(Mormonism) Of or pertaining to the second highest degree of glory.

Arborealadjective

resembling a tree in form and branching structure;

‘arborescent coral found off the coast of Bermuda’; ‘dendriform sponges’;

Terrestrialadjective

(broadcasting) Broadcast using radio waves as opposed to satellite or cable.

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Terrestrialadjective

Of or pertaining to the earth; existing on the earth; earthly; as, terrestrial animals.

Terrestrialadjective

Representing, or consisting of, the earth; as, a terrestrial globe.

Terrestrialadjective

Of or pertaining to the world, or to the present state; sublunary; mundane.

‘Vain labors of terrestrial wit.’; ‘A genius bright and base,Of towering talents, and terrestrial aims.’;

Terrestrialadjective

Consisting of land, in distinction from water; belonging to, or inhabiting, the land or ground, in distinction from trees, water, or the like; as, terrestrial serpents.

‘The terrestrial parts of the globe.’;

Terrestrialadjective

Adapted for the observation of objects on land and on the earth; as, a terrestrial telescope, in distinction from an astronomical telescope.

Terrestrialnoun

An inhabitant of the earth.

Terrestrialadjective

of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air

Terrestrialadjective

of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants;

‘planetary rumblings and eructations’; ‘the planetary tilt’; ‘this terrestrial ball’;

Terrestrialadjective

operating or living or growing in water;

‘boats are aquatic vehicles’; ‘water lilies are aquatic plants’; ‘fish are aquatic animals’;

Terrestrialadjective

concerned with the world or worldly matters;

‘mundane affairs’; ‘he developed an immense terrestrial practicality’;

Terrestrialadjective

of this earth;

‘transcendental motives for sublunary actions’; ‘fleeting sublunary pleasures’; ‘the nearest to an angelic being that treads this terrestrial ball’;

Terrestrialadjective

on or relating to the earth

‘increased ultraviolet radiation may disrupt terrestrial ecosystems’;

Terrestrialadjective

denoting television broadcast using equipment situated on the ground rather than by satellite

‘a fifth terrestrial channel’;

Terrestrialadjective

(of a planet) similar in size or composition to the earth, especially being one of the four inner planets.

Terrestrialadjective

relating to the earth as opposed to heaven.

Terrestrialadjective

of or on dry land

‘a submarine eruption will be much more explosive than its terrestrial counterpart’;

Terrestrialadjective

(of an animal) living on or in the ground; not aquatic, arboreal, or aerial.

Terrestrialadjective

(of a plant) growing on land or in the soil; not aquatic or epiphytic.

Terrestrialnoun

an inhabitant of the earth.

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