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paleoclimatology

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noun pa·leo·cli·ma·tol·o·gy \ˌpā-lē-ō-ˌklī-mə-ˈtä-lə-jē, especially British ˌpa-\

Definition of paleoclimatology

  1. :  a science dealing with the climate of past ages

pa·leo·cli·ma·tol·o·gist play \-jist\ noun


Origin of paleoclimatology

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1909


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