on or sprung from the ; of earthly origin.
adjective (mainly poetic)
of earthly origin
[urth-bound] /ˈɜrθˌbaʊnd/ adjective 1. firmly set in or attached to the . 2. limited to the or its surface. 3. having only earthly interests. 4. lacking in imagination or sophistication: earthbound prose. [urth-bound] /ˈɜrθˌbaʊnd/ adjective 1. headed for the : an earthbound meteorite. /ˈɜːθˌbaʊnd/ adjective 1. confined to the earth 2. lacking in imagination; pedestrian […]
[urth] /ɜrθ/ noun 1. (often initial capital letter) the planet third in order from the sun, having an equatorial diameter of 7926 miles (12,755 km) and a polar diameter of 7900 miles (12,714 km), a mean distance from the sun of 92.9 million miles (149.6 million km), and a period of revolution of 365.26 days, […]
[ur-thuh n] /ˈɜr θən/ adjective 1. composed of . 2. . /ˈɜːθən/ adjective (prenominal) 1. made of baked clay: an earthen pot 2. made of earth adj. early 13c., “made of earth;” see earth + -en (2). Not attested in Old English (where eorðen meant “of or in the earth”). Cognate of Old High German […]
[ur-thuh n-wair] /ˈɜr θənˌwɛər/ noun 1. pottery of baked or hardened clay, especially any of the coarse, opaque varieties. 2. clay for making such pottery. /ˈɜːθənˌwɛə/ noun 1. n. 1670s, from earthen + ware.