Pronunciation: (tu-res'trē-ul),[key] —adj. 1. pertaining to, consisting of, or representing the earth as distinct from other planets.
2. of or pertaining to land as distinct from water.
3. Bot. a. growing on land; not aquatic.
b. growing in the ground; not epiphytic or aerial.
4. Zool.living on or in the ground; not aquatic, arboreal, or aerial.
5. of or pertaining to the earth or this world; worldly; mundane.
—n. an inhabitant of the earth, esp. a human being.