Marinist

noun Ma·ri·nist \-ēnə̇st\

Definition of Marinist

plural

-s

  1. :  one given to Marinism disdaining the folly of the Marinists — Edmund Gosse

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Origin and Etymology of marinist

Italian marinista, from Giambattista Marini + Italian -ista -ist


marinist

noun ma·rin·ist \məˈrēnə̇st\

Definition of marinist

plural

-s

  1. :  one who holds certain features of the earth's surface to be due to marine action rather than the action of other natural forces (as wind, rain, or frost) every line of escarpments was held by the marinists to be the work of sea waves — Popular Science Monthly

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Origin and Etymology of marinist

2marine + -ist


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