paleoanthropology


pa·leo·an·thro·pol·o·gy

noun \ˌpā-lē-ō-ˌan(t)-thrə-ˈpä-lə-jē, especially British ˌpa-\

Definition of PALEOANTHROPOLOGY

:  a branch of anthropology dealing with fossil hominids
pa·leo·an·thro·po·log·i·cal \-pə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
pa·leo·an·thro·pol·o·gist \-ˈpä-lə-jist\ noun

First Known Use of PALEOANTHROPOLOGY

1916

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