diluvialism

noun

the theory, generally abandoned in the mid-19th century, that the earth's surface was shaped by the biblical flood

Nearby words

  1. diltiazem hydrochloride,
  2. diluent,
  3. dilute,
  4. dilution,
  5. diluvial,
  6. diluvium,
  7. dim,
  8. dim bulb,
  9. dim sum,
  10. dim-out

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