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palaeobotany

/ ˌpælɪəʊˈbɒtənɪ; ˌpælɪəʊbəˈtænɪkəl /

noun

  1. the study of fossil plants


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Derived Forms

  • ˌpalaeoˈbotanist, noun
  • palaeobotanical, adjective

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Example Sentences

The subject of palaeontological botany (see Palaeobotany) has been advanced by the researches of both botanists and geologists.

Palaeontology, the study of the fossils found in the various strata of which the earth is composed (see Palaeobotany).

This is not the place to discuss in detail the past history of Ginkgo (see Palaeobotany: Mesozoic).

Practically no help is afforded by palaeobotany, and only the comparison of existing forms can be depended on.

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