paleobotany


pa·leo·bot·a·ny

noun \-ˈbä-tə-nē, -ˈbät-nē\

Definition of PALEOBOTANY

:  a branch of botany dealing with fossil plants
pa·leo·bo·tan·i·cal \-bə-ˈta-ni-kəl\ also pa·leo·bo·tan·ic \-ˈta-nik\ adjective
pa·leo·bo·tan·i·cal·ly \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
pa·leo·bot·a·nist \-ˈbä-tə-nist, -ˈbät-nist\ noun

Origin of PALEOBOTANY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1872

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