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Meanings of Palaeoethnology:

noun

The study of ancient and prehistoric human societies and their development, especially from an ethnological perspective.

Meanings of Palaeogaean:

adjective

Of or relating to the old world or eastern hemisphere considered as a biogeographical region.

Palaeogene

ˈpæl.i.ə.dʒiːn

Meanings of Palaeogene:

adjective

Relating to or denoting the earlier division of the tertiary period, comprising the palaeocene, eocene, and oligocene epochs.

Usage examples:

The palaeogene world was still thickly forested
noun

The earlier division of the tertiary period, comprising the palaeocene, eocene, and oligocene epochs, or the system of rocks deposited during it.

Usage examples:

The rift abruptly changed course in the palaeogene and began to separate northern europe from green…

Meanings of Palaeogenetic:

adjective

Of, relating to, or determined by the genes of ancestral, extinct, or fossil organisms.

Meanings of Palaeogeographic:

adjective

Palaeogeographical.

Meanings of Palaeogeographically:

adverb

From the point of view of palaeogeography; as regards palaeogeography.

Palaeogeography

ˌpalɪəʊdʒɪˈɒɡrəfi

Meanings of Palaeogeography:

noun

The study of geographical features at periods in the geological past.

Usage examples:

Moreover, the collections have played an integral role in understanding western north american pale…

Meanings of Palaeognathous:

adjective

Designating a relatively rigid type of palate and jaw characteristic of a small number of living and some fossil birds (sometimes classified as a superorder paleognathae), in which, among other features, the vomers are usually large and imperfectly fused.

Meanings of Palaeograph:

noun

An ancient text or manuscript.

Meanings of Palaeographist:

noun

Palaeographer.

Palaeography

ˌpæl.iˈɒɡ.rə.fi

Meanings of Palaeography:

noun

The study of ancient writing systems and the deciphering and dating of historical manuscripts.

Usage examples:

To do so, she learned italian and latin, and studied paleography.

Meanings of Palaeoherpetology:

noun

The branch of palaeontology that deals with extinct and fossil amphibians and reptiles.

Meanings of Palaeohydrography:

noun

(the study of) hydrographic features at periods in the geological past.

Meanings of Palaeolimnology:

noun

The conditions and processes occurring in lakes in the geological past; the branch of science that deals with these.

Meanings of Palaeolith:

noun

A stone artefact of palaeolithic date.

Palaeolithic

ˌpæl.i.əʊˈlɪθ.ɪk

Meanings of Palaeolithic:

adjective

Relating to or denoting the early phase of the stone age, lasting about 2.5 million years, when primitive stone implements were used.

Usage examples:

The oldest remains found here include palaeolithic arrow heads and knives
noun

The early phase of the stone age, lasting about 2.5 million years, when primitive stone implements were used.

Usage examples:

Big predators were abundant in the palaeolithic

Meanings of Palaeolithical:

adjective

Palaeolithic.

Meanings of Palaeological:

adjective

Of or relating to the ancient past; concerned with archaeological or cultural antiquities or remains; especially relating to the systematic dating of artefacts.

Meanings of Palaeologist:

noun

An expert in or student of palaeology; an antiquarian.

Palaeomagnetism

ˌpalɪə(ʊ)ˈmaɡnɪtɪz(ə)m

Meanings of Palaeomagnetism:

noun

The branch of geophysics concerned with the magnetism in rocks that was induced by the earth's magnetic field at the time of their formation.

Usage examples:

In an attempt to resolve this conundrum, we have carried out multidisciplinary research involving f…

Meanings of Palaeometeorological:

adjective

Of or relating to palaeometeorology.

Meanings of Palaeometeorology:

noun

The branch of science that deals with atmospheric conditions and weather in the past.

Meanings of Palaeonemertean:

noun

A ribbon worm (nemertean) of the order palaeonemertea (class anopla).

adjective

Of or relating to the order palaeonemertea (class anopla) of ribbon worms.

Meanings of Palaeonemertine:

noun

= palaeonemertean .

Meanings of Palaeoniscid:

adjective

Of, relating to, or characteristic of the family palaeoniscidae of extinct palaeoniscoid fishes; (more widely) = palaeoniscoid .

noun

A fish of the family palaeoniscidae; (more widely) = palaeoniscoid .

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