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palaeobotany

noun
  1. the study of fossil plants
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Derived Formspalaeobotanical (ˌpælɪəʊbəˈtænɪkəl) or palaeobotanic, adjectivepalaeobotanist, noun
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  • Practically no help is afforded by palaeobotany, and only the comparison of existing forms can be depended on.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3

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