paleobiogeography

noun

pa·​leo·​bio·​geography
¦pālēōˌbīō+,
chiefly British ¦pal-
: a science that deals with the geographical distribution of plants and animals of former geological epochs
paleobiogeographical
"+
adjective

Word History

Etymology

pale- + bi- + geography

First Known Use

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of paleobiogeography was circa 1934

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“Paleobiogeography.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paleobiogeography. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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