[urth-ling] /ˈɜrθ lɪŋ/
an inhabitant of ; mortal.
(esp in poetry or science fiction) an inhabitant of the earth; human being
Old English yrþling “plowman” (see earth + -ling); the sense of “inhabitant of the earth” is from 1590s. Earthman was originally (1860) “a demon who lives in the earth;” science fiction sense of “inhabitant of the planet Earth” first attested 1949 in writing of Robert Heinlein. Earlier in this sense was earthite (1825).
noun 1. a circular, usually dome-shaped dwelling of certain North American Indians, made of posts and beams covered variously with branches, grass, sod, or earth and having a central opening in the roof, a tamped earth floor, and frequently a vestibule.
[urth-lee] /ˈɜrθ li/ adjective, earthlier, earthliest. 1. of or relating to the , especially as opposed to heaven; worldly. 2. possible or conceivable: an invention of no earthly use to anyone. /ˈɜːθlɪ/ adjective -lier, -liest 1. of or characteristic of the earth as opposed to heaven; material or materialistic; worldly 2. (usually used with a […]
[urth-man, -muh n] /ˈɜrθˌmæn, -mən/ noun, plural earthmen [urth-men, -muh n] /ˈɜrθˌmɛn, -mən/ (Show IPA) 1. a human inhabitant or native of the planet Earth. /ˈɜːθˌmæn/ noun (pl) -men 1. (esp in science fiction) an inhabitant or native of the earth
noun 1. the earth conceived of as the female principle of fertility and the source of all life. 2. a female spirit or deity serving as a symbol of life or fertility. 3. a sensuous, maternal woman. noun 1. (in various mythologies) 2. (informal) a sensual or fecund woman n. 1904, folkloric spirit of the […]