Definition of Werner, Abraham Gottlob in English:

Werner, Abraham Gottlob

proper noun

  • (1749–1817), German geologist. He was the chief exponent of the theory of Neptunism, eventually shown to be incorrect, and attempted to establish a universal stratigraphic sequence.

Pronunciation:

Werner, Abraham Gottlob

/ˈvɛːnə//German ˈvɛrnɐ/