[ pey-lee-oh-lim-nol-uh-jee; especially British pal-ee- ]
/ ˌpeɪ li oʊ lɪmˈnɒl ə dʒi; especially British ˌpæl i- /
the study of ancient lakes from their sediments and fossils.
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
OTHER WORDS FROM paleolimnologypa·le·o·lim·no·log·i·cal [pey-lee-oh-lim-nl-oj-i-kuhl; especially British pal-ee-], /ˌpeɪ li oʊˌlɪm nlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl; especially British ˌpæl i-/, pa·le·o·lim·no·log·ic, adjectivepa·le·o·lim·no·log·i·cal·ly, adverbpa·le·o·lim·nol·o·gist, noun
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