abiogenist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abiogenesis +‎ -ist

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌeɪ.baiˈɑ.dʒɛ.nəst/

Noun[edit]

abiogenist (plural abiogenists)

  1. (biology) One who believes that life can be produced independently of antecedent life. [Late 19th century.] [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “abiogenist” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 4.