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Chiefly British. variant of .
combining form
old, ancient, or prehistoric: palaeography

see paleo-.


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    /ˌpælɪəʊˌænθrəˈpɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the branch of anthropology concerned with primitive man

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    /ˌpælɪəʊˈbɒtənɪ/ noun 1. the study of fossil plants

  • Palaeocene

    /ˈpælɪəʊˌsiːn/ adjective 1. of, denoting, or formed in the first epoch of the Tertiary period, which lasted for 10 million years noun 2. the Palaeocene, the Palaeocene epoch or rock series

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    /ˌpælɪəʊˌklaɪməˈtɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the study of climates of the geological past

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