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paleopedology

[ pey-lee-oh-pi-dol-uh-jee or, especially British, pal-ee- ]
/ ˌpeɪ li oʊ pɪˈdɒl ə dʒi or, especially British, ˌpæl i- /
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noun

the branch of pedology dealing with the soils of past geologic ages.

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Origin of paleopedology

First recorded in 1925–30; paleo- + pedology1
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