Paleoecologist



[pey-lee-oh-i-kol-uh-jee or, esp. British, pal-ee-o-] /ˌpeɪ li oʊ ɪˈkɒl ə dʒi or, esp. British, ˌpæl i ɒ-/

noun
1.
the branch of dealing with the relations and interactions between ancient life forms and their environment.
noun

the branch of ecology dealing with fossil plants and animals and their ancient environment
Word Origin

1898-1903
Usage Note

paleoecologic, adj; paleoecologically, adv; paleoecologist, n

paleoecology pa·le·o·e·col·o·gy (pā’lē-ō-ĭ-kŏl’ə-jē)
n.
The branch of ecology that deals with the interaction between ancient organisms and their environment.
paleoecology
(pā’lē-ō-ĭ-kŏl’ə-jē)
The branch of ecology that deals with the interaction between ancient organisms and their environment.

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