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of or formed in the Palaeocene, Eocene, and Oligocene epochs
the Palaeogene, the Palaeogene period or system


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    /ˌpælɪəʊdʒɪˈɒɡrəfɪ/ noun 1. the study of geographical features of the geological past

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    /ˌpælɪˈɒɡrəfɪ/ noun 1. the study of the handwritings of the past, and often the manuscripts as well, so that they may be dated, read, etc, and may serve as historical and literary sources 2. a handwriting of the past

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    /ˈpælɪəʊˌlɪθ/ noun 1. a stone tool dating to the Palaeolithic

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    /ˌpælɪəʊˈlɪθɪk/ noun 1. the period of the emergence of primitive man and the manufacture of unpolished chipped stone tools, about 2.5 million to 3 million years ago until about 12 000 bc. See also Lower Palaeolithic, Middle Palaeolithic, Upper Palaeolithic adjective 2. (sometimes not capital) of or relating to this period

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