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Blend of Earth +‎ American. Possibly popularized by the adult animated sitcom Futurama.


Earthican (not comparable)

  1. (nonstandard, humorous, science fiction) Of or from the planet Earth.
    • 2002 April 23, Jym Dyer, “Earthican Day”,, Usenet
      I went to an Earth Day event in San Francisco and there was this huge Earthican flag, circa 3000 A.D., with the red and white stripes and an image of Earth up in the corner.
    • 2004 October 18, Wayne Throop, “Early parallel-universe stories” rec.arts.sf.written, Usenet
      Just consider that, over time, on a scale of millions of years, earthican continents have had *lots* of different configurations
    • 2006 May 25, James Nicoll, “Spider's Heinlein novel [was: Re: ConCarolinas 2006 is coming!]”, rec.arts.sf.fandom, Usenet
      You may remember him [Paul Hellyer] from such news articles as "Is there a party Paul hasn't belonged to or at least tried to join?" and "How dare the Americans threaten the delicate Earthican-Alien relationship by [planning] to emplace armed bases on the Moon?"
    • 2006 June 27, John Schilling, “David Drake - Leary and the RCN”, rec.arts.sf.written, Usenet
      that first step is enough to make direct attacks rather tricky, to make most of the Earthican powers' armed forces useless.


Earthican (plural Earthicans)

  1. (nonstandard, humorous, science fiction) An inhabitant of planet Earth.
    • 2001 April, “A Leela of Her Own”, Futurama, season 4, episode 10
      Fry: Well, if you're going to be Earthicans, we're going to have to teach you.