paleogeology

[ pey-lee-oh-jee-ol-uh-jee; especially British pal-ee- ]
/ ˌpeɪ li oʊ dʒiˈɒl ə dʒi; especially British ˌpæl i- /

noun

the science of representing geologic conditions of some given time in past earth history.

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Origin of paleogeology

First recorded in 1930–35; paleo- + geology

OTHER WORDS FROM paleogeology

pa·le·o·ge·o·log·ic [pey-lee-oh-jee-uh-loj-ik; especially British pal-ee-], /ˌpeɪ li oʊˌdʒi əˈlɒdʒ ɪk; especially British ˌpæl i-/, adjective
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