Cuvierian

adjective

Cu·​vie·​ri·​an
(ˈ)k(y)ü¦virēən,
¦k(y)üvē¦ir-
: of or relating to Cuvier or his classification of animals

Word History

Etymology

Georges L. C. Cuvier †1832 French naturalist + English -ian

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“Cuvierian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cuvierian. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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