paleozoology


pa·leo·zo·ol·o·gy

noun \-zō-ˈä-lə-jē, -zə-ˈwä-\

Definition of PALEOZOOLOGY

:  a branch of paleontology dealing with ancient and fossil animals
pa·leo·zoo·log·i·cal \-ˌzō-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
pa·leo·zo·ol·o·gist \-jist\ noun

Origin of PALEOZOOLOGY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1857

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