Definition of Geogeny

1. Noun. (dated) The study of the origins or formation of the Earth. ¹



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Definition of Geogeny

1. the theory of how earth's crust formed [n GEOGENIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Geogeny

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geogeny (current term)
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Literary usage of Geogeny

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1. History of Geology and Palæontology to the End of the Nineteenth Century by Karl Alfred von Zittel (1901)
"geogeny.—During the nineteenth century speculations regarding the earth's origin followed for the most part the nebular theory of Kant, Herschel, ..."

2. History of Geology and Palæontology to the End of the Ninetheenth Century by Karl Alfred von Zittel (1901)
"geogeny.—During the nineteenth century speculations regarding the earth's origin followed for the most part the nebular theory of Kant, Herschel, ..."

3. The Bible and Rationalism, Or, Answer to Difficulties by John Thein (1901)
"... of the formation of this crust and of the secondary causes that have concurred to this formation, is called Geology of induction, or scientific geogeny, ..."

4. History of Geology and Palaeontology to the End of the Nineteenth Century by Karl Alfred von Zittel (1914)
"geogeny.—During the nineteenth century speculations regarding the earth's origin followed for the most part the nebular theory of Kant, Herschel, ..."

5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Same as geogeny. geographer (jë-og'ra-fèr), я. [< geograph-y + -er*.] One who is versed in or treats or geography. I do not say to be a good geographer a ..."

6. The Naturalists' Universal Directoryby Samuel Edson Cassino by Samuel Edson Cassino (1886)
"... significance save in their chemical and lithological relations, and paleontology should be distinguished alike from geogeny and ..."

7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"... and ' geogeny,' he arranged under the last of these groups, biology and the other organic sciences in a scale of progressive subordination. ..."

8. The Principles of Psychology by Herbert Spencer (1897)
"Geology (or rather geogeny let us call it, that we ma}7 include all those mineralogical ... Biology is a specialized part of geogeny, dealing with peculiar ..."

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