palaeology


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palaeology

(ˌpælɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Archaeology) the study of prehistory
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paleology, palaeology

the study of antiquities. — paleologist, palaeologist, n.paleologic, palaeologic, paleological, palaeological, adj.
See also: Past
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Noun1.palaeology - the study of (especially prehistoric) antiquities
archaeology, archeology - the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
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These four histories involve virtually all the active research of a university, but mainly modern cosmology, geology, biology, palaeology, archaeology, anthropology, as well as world and global history.