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paleozoology

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noun pa·leo·zo·ol·o·gy \-zō-ˈä-lə-jē, -zə-ˈwä-\

Definition of paleozoology

  1. :  a branch of paleontology dealing with ancient and fossil animals

paleozoological play \-ˌzō-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
paleozoologist play \-jist\ noun


Origin of paleozoology

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1857


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