[pey-lee-oh-trop-i-kuh l or, esp. British, pal-ee-] /ˌpeɪ li oʊˈtrɒp ɪ kəl or, esp. British, ˌpæl i-/
belonging or pertaining to a geographical division comprising the Ethiopian and Oriental regions.
[pey-lee-uh-zoh-ik or, esp. British, pal-ee-] /ˌpeɪ li əˈzoʊ ɪk or, esp. British, ˌpæl i-/ Geology adjective 1. noting or pertaining to an era occurring between 570 million and 230 million years ago, characterized by the advent of fish, insects, and reptiles. noun 2. the Paleozoic Era or group of systems. adj. in reference to the […]
[pey-lee-oh-zoh-ol-uh-jee or, esp. British, pal-ee-] /ˌpeɪ li oʊ zoʊˈɒl ə dʒi or, esp. British, ˌpæl i-/ noun 1. the branch of paleontology dealing with fossil animals. paleozoology (pā’lē-ō-zō-ŏl’ə-jē) The scientific study of animal fossils and the evolution of animals.
[peyl] /peɪl/ adjective, paler, palest. 1. 2. of a low degree of chroma, saturation, or purity; approaching white or gray: pale yellow. 3. not bright or brilliant; dim: the pale moon. 4. faint or feeble; lacking vigor: a pale protest. verb (used with or without object), paled, paling. 5. to make or become pale: to […]
[puh-lur-moh, -lair-; Italian pah-ler-maw] /pəˈlɜr moʊ, -ˈlɛər-; Italian pɑˈlɛr mɔ/ noun 1. a seaport in and the capital of Sicily, in the NW part. [sis-uh-lee] /ˈsɪs ə li/ noun 1. an island in the Mediterranean, constituting a region of Italy, and separated from the SW tip of the mainland by the Strait of Messina: largest […]