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"There's no point in making a mistake unless you understand the mistake so that you don’t make it again."
- Alfred Bester

Terrene  
  Pertaining to the Earth.  

From the Latin "terra" meaning "earth".

They perceived that they were breathing a thin, rarefied and bracing air, not dissimilar to that of terrene mountain-tops, though permeated by one or two unfamiliar elements that gave it a touch of nitric sharpness. This air tended to increase the exhilaration and to quicken their respiration and pulses a little.
From An Adventure in Futurity, by Clark Ashton Smith.
Published by Wonder Stories in 1931
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Smith also uses "ultra-terrene" to mean beyond the Earth, in other words, from an alien or outer space source.

Contrast this with "contraterrene" or CT or sometimes "seetee". Read more about it in this article on antimatter from Collision Orbit by Jack Williamson.

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