Full record for Vernean adj.

Definition of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the science fiction of Jules Verne
OED requirements antedating 1883
Earliest cite in The Dial
Comment Also in the form "Jules Vernean".

Bill Mullins submitted an 1883 cite for the form "Jules-Vernean" from The Dial.

Earliest cite in the OED: 1960.

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Citations for Vernean adj.

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1883 Dial Jan. 207/1 We have here a very notable book. It is not a work of science; nor is it a pure romance: it is science romanticized; it is Jules-Vernean.