Definition of abiogenist in English:

abiogenist

noun

Biology historical
  • A person who supports the hypothesis of abiogenesis (spontaneous generation).

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Huxley (1825–1895), biologist and science educationist. From a- + bio- + -genist, after abiogenesis. Perhaps compare biogenist.

Pronunciation:

abiogenist

/ˌeɪbʌɪˈɒdʒɪnɪst/