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paleontology

pa·le·on·tol·o·gy

paleontology

 
pronunciation:
peI li an ta l ji [or] pae li an ta l ji
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part of speech: noun
definition: the science that studies animal and plant fossils for information about life in the past.
derivations: paleontologic (adj.), paleontological (adj.), paleontologist (n.)
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  dinosaur, geology, skeleton
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