from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A navigator; a seaman.
  • noun In geology, an advocate of or believer in the Neptunian theory; an opponent of the Vulcanists.
  • Of. pertaining to, or advocating the Neptunian theory.


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  • The foremost neptunist, Abraham Gottlob Werner, was probably the single man most responsible for the concept of the geological time scale.

    Vulcanists & Neptunists


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