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1. paleontology

noun. ['ˌpeɪliːənˈtɑːlədʒi'] the earth science that studies fossil organisms and related remains.

Synonyms

  • earth science
  • palaeobiology
  • palaeontology
  • micropaleontology
  • paleobiology
  • vertebrate paleontology

Etymology

  • -logy (English)
  • onto- (English)
  • paleo- (English)
  • παλαιός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word paleontology


1. Noun, singular or mass
But, life on earth is diverse and so are the specialties of paleontology.

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