Tel*lu"ric (?), a. [L. tellus, -uris, the earth: cf. F. tellurique.]
Of or pertaining to the earth; proceeding from the earth.
Amid these hot, telluric flames.
Of or pertaining to tellurium; derived from, or resembling, tellurium; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a higher valence as contrasted with tellurous compounds; as, telluric acid, which is analogous to sulphuric acid.
Telluric bismuth Min., tetradymite. -- Telluric silver Min., hessite.
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