[pey-lee-oh-bot-n-ee or, esp. British, pal-ee-]
- the branch of paleontology dealing with fossil plants.
Origin of paleobotany
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Related Wordshorticulture, ecology, anatomy, cytology, phytology, pomology, taxonomy, morphology, genetics, pathology, physiology, dendrology, floristics, phytogeography
Examples from the Web for paleobotany
The fourth and last year of the series was spent on paleobotany.
- The branch of paleontology that deals with plant fossils and ancient vegetation.
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