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[wur-neer-ee-uh n, ver-]
  1. pertaining to or characteristic of the views or the classificatory system of Alfred Werner.
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Origin of Wernerian

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Historical Examples of wernerian

  • I have written a long paper for the Wernerian Society on the habits of Alligators, and am always very weary at night.

    Audubon and his Journals, Volume I (of 2)

    Maria R. Audubon

  • Mr. Lizars joined me, and we all entered the room of the Wernerian Society of Edinburgh!

  • But the abandonment of so essential a portion of the Wernerian creed prepared the way for further relinquishments.