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A person who supports a biogenetic theory of the origin of living forms. Opposed to abiogenist.See also abiogenist
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Nature: a weekly journal of science. From bio- + -genist, after biogeny.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.