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  • Wernerian — Wer*ne ri*an, a. Of or pertaining to A. G. Werner, The German mineralogist and geologist, who classified minerals according to their external characters, and advocated the theory that the strata of the earth s crust were formed by depositions… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wernerian — I. |wər|nirēən, (ˈ)ver adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Abraham G. Werner died 1817 German geologist and mineralogist + English an 1. : of or relating to A.G.Werner who classified minerals according to their external characters and …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wernerian — /werr near ee euhn, ver /, adj. pertaining to or characteristic of the views or the classificatory system of Alfred Werner. [WERNER + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Wernerian Natural History Society — The Wernerian Natural History Society (January 12, 1808 – April 16, 1858), commonly abbreviated as the Wernerian Society, was a learned society interested in the broad field of natural history, and saw papers presented on various topics such as… …   Wikipedia

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