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EtymologyEdit

From terra (earth; Earth; land) +‎ -estris.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

terrestris (neuter terrestre); third declension

  1. Of or pertaining to the earth or land; terrestrial, earthly.

InflectionEdit

Third declension, nominative masculine singular in -er, nominative neuter singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative terrester terrestris terrestre terrestrēs terrestria
genitive terrestris terrestrium
dative terrestrī terrestribus
accusative terrestrem terrestre terrestrēs terrestria
ablative terrestrī terrestribus
vocative terrester terrestris terrestre terrestrēs terrestria

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ReferencesEdit

  • terrestris in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • terrestris in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “terrestris”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • terrestris” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • travel by land, on foot: iter terrestre, pedestre
    • geographical knowledge: regionum terrestrium aut maritimarum scientia