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palaeontology

  

      n  
1    the study of fossils to determine the structure and evolution of extinct animals and plants and the age and conditions of deposition of the rock strata in which they are found  
   See also       palaeobotany       palaeozoology  
2       another name for       palaeozoology  
     (C19: from palaeo- + onto- + -logy)  
  palaeontological      adj  
   palaeontologically             adv  
  palaeontologist      n  
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