palaeontography


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palaeontography

(ˌpælɪɒnˈtɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Palaeontology) the branch of palaeontology concerned with the description of fossils
[C19: from palaeo- + onto- + -graphy]
palaeontographic, ˌpalaeˌontoˈgraphical adj
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I knew my way around palaeontography and plate tectonics, which at least made the books I was using for research comprehensible to me from the start.