Earthman

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Earth +‎ man

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Earthman (plural Earthmen)

  1. (usually science fiction) A male inhabitant of Earth.
    • 1928, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Master Mind of Mars, page 2:
      Such dreams! Always of Mars, and during my waking hours at night my eyes always sought out the Red Planet when he was above the horizon and clung there seeking a solution of the seemingly unfathomable riddle he has presented to the Earthman for ages.

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