Earthborn
Earthborn Earth"born`, earth-born earth"-born([~e]rth"b[^o]rn`), a. 1. Born of the earth; terrigenous; springing originally from the earth; human; having the characteristics of earthly life; as, earth-born beings. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

Some earthborn giant. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Relating to, or occasioned by, earthly objects. [1913 Webster]

All earthborn cares are wrong. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • earthborn — adjective Date: 1621 1. born on this earth ; mortal 2. associated with earthly life < earthborn cares > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • earthborn — /errth bawrn /, adj. 1. born on or sprung from the earth; of earthly origin. 2. mortal; human. [1595 1605; EARTH + BORN] * * * …   Universalium

  • earthborn — adjective Born or produced on the planet Earth …   Wiktionary

  • earthborn — Synonyms and related words: Adamite, Adamitic, anthropocentric, anthropological, baseborn, below the salt, cockney, common, commonplace, earthy, finite, fleshly, frail, homely, hominal, homocentric, human, humanistic, humble, low, lowborn,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • earthborn — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. human, temporal, perishable; see mortal 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • earthborn — adj. of earthly origin; mortal, human …   English contemporary dictionary

  • earthborn — adj 1. earthly, worldly, physical, natural, corporal, corporeal; from the earth, of earthly origin, sprung from the earth, terrigenous; autochthonous, indigenous. 2. mortal, human, born of woman; perishable, ephemeral, transient, transitory,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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