Definition of Weberian in English:

Weberian

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of the composer Carl Maria von Weber (1786–1826) or his music.

adjective

  • Zoology. Designating a set of structures, including a chain of small bones, which, in certain teleost fishes, connect the swim bladder with the ear, as "Weberian apparatus", "Weberian organ", "Weberian ossicles".

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of the sociologist and political economist Max Weber (1864–1920), his philosophy, or his writings.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Standard. From the name of Carl Maria von Weber, German Romantic composer + -ian<br>mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From the name of Ernst Heinrich Weber + -ian<br>1920s; earliest use found in The Times Literary Supplement. From the name of Maximilian Carl Emil Weber, German sociologist and political economist + -ian.

Pronunciation

Weberian

/veɪˈbɪərɪən/