palaeo-

Also before some vowels, palae-.
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British Dictionary definitions for palaeo-

palaeo-

before a vowel palae- esp US paleo- or pale-

combining form
  1. old, ancient, or prehistoricpalaeography

Word Origin for palaeo-

from Greek palaios old
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Word Origin and History for palaeo-

see paleo-.

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