palaeoecology

/ (ˌpælɪəʊɪˈkɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the study of fossil animals and plants in order to deduce their ecology and the environmental conditions in which they lived

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Derived forms of palaeoecology

palaeoecological, adjectivepalaeoecologist, noun
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