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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Wernerian \Wer*ne"ri*an\, a. Of or pertaining to A. G. Werner, The German mineralogist and geologist, who classified minerals according to their external characters, and advocated the theory that the strata of the earth's crust were formed by depositions from water; designating, or according to, Werner's system. [1913 Webster]