[pey-lee-oh-lim-nol-uh-jee; especially British pal-ee-] /ˌpeɪ li oʊ lɪmˈnɒl ə dʒi; especially British ˌpæl i-/
the study of ancient lakes from their sediments and fossils.
[pey-lee-uh-lith or, esp. British, pal-ee-] /ˈpeɪ li ə lɪθ or, esp. British, ˈpæl i-/ noun 1. a stone implement. paleolith (pā’lē-ə-lĭth’) A stone implement of the Paleolithic Period.
[pey-lee-uh-lith-ik or, esp. British, pal-ee-] /ˌpeɪ li əˈlɪθ ɪk or, esp. British, ˌpæl i-/ adjective 1. (sometimes lowercase) Anthropology. of, relating to, or characteristic of the cultures of the late Pliocene and the Pleistocene epochs, or early phase of the Stone Age, which appeared first in Africa and are marked by the steady development of […]
noun 1. any of the prehistoric populations of humans, as the Cro-Magnon, living in the late Pliocene and the Pleistocene epochs.
[pey-lee-ol-uh-jee or, esp. British, pal-e-] /ˌpeɪ liˈɒl ə dʒi or, esp. British, ˌpæl ɛ-/ noun 1. the study of antiquities.