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extraterrestrial

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Etymology

Derived from Latin extra meaning "outside" + terrestris meaning "of or pertaining to the earth" (from terra meaning "earth, land") + English –al

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ex·tra·ter·res·tri·al

Adjective

extraterrestrial

  1. Originating from outside of the Earth's atmosphere, from space, or from another planet; alien to Earth or its environment.

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Noun

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extraterrestrial

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  1. A being originating from outside of the Earth's atmosphere, from space, or from another planet; an alien

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