palaeozoology

noun

the study of fossil animalsAlso called: palaeontology

Nearby words

  1. palaeontography,
  2. palaeontol.,
  3. palaeontology,
  4. palaeopathology,
  5. palaeozoic,
  6. palaestra,
  7. palagi,
  8. palais,
  9. palais de danse,
  10. palais glide

Derived Formspalaeozoological (ˌpælɪəʊˌzʊəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivepalaeozoologist, noun

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Examples from the Web for palaeozoology

  • But he adds: "It cannot be said that palaeozoology (the science of fossil animals) has yet arrived at this desirable standpoint."

    Illogical Geology|George McCready Price