Definitions

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  • n. One who explains geological phenomena by the Noachian deluge.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who explains geological phenomena by the Noachian deluge.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who endeavors to explain geological phenomena by reference to a general flood or deluge, particularly the Noachian deluge.

Etymologies

diluvial +‎ -ist (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The correct designation of the early naturalists who tried to reconcile their observations with Genesis is "diluvialist."

    Vulcanists & Neptunists

  • Among people, John Woodward was known as a 'super-diluvialist'.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • It is true that all "Neptunists" (and I used quotation marks on purpose to show that the word was taken in a wider context) did not subscribe to the diluvialist view but it is also true that Guettard was the man primarily responsible for the break-through that clipped the wings of those who did, and of those who did not, like Warner, Saussure, and Jameson, but held that igneous rocks were precipitated out of aqueous media.

    Vulcanists & Neptunists

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