Definition of Terra. Meaning of Terra. Synonyms of Terra

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Definition of Terra

Terra
Terra Ter"ra, n. [It. & L. See Terrace.] The earth; earth. Terra alba [L., white earth] (Com.), a white amorphous earthy substance consisting of burnt gypsum, aluminium silicate (kaolin), or some similar ingredient, as magnesia. It is sometimes used to adulterate certain foods, spices, candies, paints, etc. Terra cotta. [It., fr. terra earth + cotta, fem. of cotto cooked, L. coctus, p. p. of coquere to cook. See Cook, n.] Baked clay; a kind of hard pottery used for statues, architectural decorations, figures, vases, and the like. Terr[ae] filius [L., son of the earth], formerly, one appointed to write a satirical Latin poem at the public acts in the University of Oxford; -- not unlike the prevaricator at Cambridge, England. Terra firma [L.], firm or solid earth, as opposed to water. Terra Japonica. [NL.] Same as Gambier. It was formerly supposed to be a kind of earth from Japan. Terra Lemnia [L., Lemnian earth], Lemnian earth. See under Lemnian. Terra ponderosa [L., ponderous earth] (Min.), barite, or heavy spar. Terra di Sienna. See Sienna.

Meaning of Terra from wikipedia

- Terra is the Latin/Italian/Portuguese term for Earth or land. Terra may also refer to: Terra (mythology), primeval Roman goddess An alternate name for...
- Terra (originally Tara) is the name used by three fictional superheroines published by DC Comics. The first Terra, Tara Markov, is an antiheroine eventually...
- Terra preta (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈtɛʁɐ ˈpɾetɐ], locally [ˈtɛha ˈpɾeta], literally "black soil" in Portuguese) is a type of very dark, fertile artificial...
- Terra firma ("solid earth" in Latin) may refer to: Solid earth, the planet's solid surface and its interior Terra firma forest, moist tropical forest...
- Terra Jolé Odmark (born May 25, 1980 in Comal County, Texas) is a reality television personality known for Little Women: LA and its spinoffs and Dancing...
- Terra Formars (****anese: テラフォーマーズ, Hepburn: Tera Fōmāzu) is a ****anese manga series written by Yū Sasuga and illustrated by Kenichi Tachibana. It is serialized...
- Terra Nova is an American science fiction drama television series. It aired on the Fox Network for one season from September 26 to December 19, 2011....
- religion and myth, Tellus Mater or Terra Mater ("Mother Earth") is a goddess of the earth. Although Tellus and Terra are hardly distinguishable during...
- Terra Battle was a role-playing video game developed by Mistwalker. It was released for iOS and Android devices on October 9, 2014. It was produced by...
- Alex Barboza de Azevedo Terra (born 2 September 1982), known as Alex Terra,Terra-lad or Alex, is a Brazilian footballer who last pla**** as a forward for...
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