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Noun: paleontology  ,pey-lee-un'tó-lu-jee or ,pa-lee-un'tó-lu-jee
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: palaeontology)
  1. The earth science that studies fossil organisms and related remains
    - palaeontology [Brit, Cdn], fossilology

Derived forms: paleontologies

Type of: earth science

Encyclopedia: Paleontology