palaeoethnobotany

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palaeoethnobotany

(ˌpælɪəʊˌɛθnəʊˈbɒtənɪ)
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(Palaeontology) the study of fossil seeds and grains to further archaeological knowledge, esp of the domestication of cereals
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Palaeoethnobotanists will focus on the archaeological study of Aboriginal use of plants in the pre-European period (Beck et al 1989; Frankel 1982; Ladd 1988).