Associations to the word «Martian»


MARTIAN, adjective. (astrology) Pertaining to the astrological influence of the planet Mars; aggressive, bellicose. [from 14th c.]
MARTIAN, adjective. (obsolete) Pertaining to war or battle; military. [15th-17th c.]
MARTIAN, adjective. Of or relating to the planet Mars or its imagined inhabitants. [from 19th c.]
MARTIAN, noun. (science fiction) An inhabitant of the planet Mars.
MARTIAN, adjective. (astronomy) Alternative letter-case form of Martian, "of or pertaining to the planet Mars".
MARTIAN BLUEBERRIES, noun. Plural of Martian blueberry
MARTIAN BLUEBERRY, noun. (science) (informal) Martian spherule
MARTIAN POETRY, noun. Martianism
MARTIAN SPHERULE, noun. One of a group of iron oxide concretions found in the Meridiani Planum on Mars.
MARTIAN SPHERULES, noun. Plural of Martian spherule

Dictionary definition

MARTIAN, noun. Imaginary people who live on the planet Mars.
MARTIAN, adjective. Of or relating to the planet Mars (or its fictional inhabitants).

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats