paleology

[ pey-lee-ol-uh-jee or, esp. British, pal-e- ]
/ ˌpeɪ liˈɒl ə dʒi or, esp. British, ˌpæl ɛ- /

noun

the study of antiquities.

Origin of paleology

First recorded in 1820–30; paleo- + -logy

OTHER WORDS FROM paleology

pa·le·o·log·i·cal [pey-lee-uh-loj-i-kuh l or, esp. British, pal-ee-] /ˌpeɪ li əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl or, esp. British, ˌpæl i-/, adjectivepa·le·ol·o·gist, noun
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