paleological /pay'lee euh loj"i keuhl/ or, esp. Brit., /pal'ee-/, adj.paleologist, n.
/pay'lee ol"euh jee/ or, esp. Brit., /pal'e-/, n.
the study of antiquities.
[1820-30; PALEO- + -LOGY]

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  • Paleology — Pa le*ol o*gy, n. [Paleo + logy.] The study or knowledge of antiquities, esp. of prehistoric antiquities; a discourse or treatise on antiquities; arch[ae]ology . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paleology —  Study of antiquities …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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  • paleology — pa•le•ol•o•gy [[t]ˌpeɪ liˈɒl ə dʒi[/t]] esp. brit. [[t]ˌpæl ɛ [/t]] n. the study of antiquities • Etymology: 1820–30 pa le•o•log′i•cal əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl adj. pa le•ol′o•gist, n …   From formal English to slang

  • paleology — noun the study of (especially prehistoric) antiquities • Syn: ↑palaeology • Hypernyms: ↑archeology, ↑archaeology * * * jē, ji noun ( es) Etymology: pale + logy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Word — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. the Bible, God s Word, Scripture, Holy Scripture, Logos, dogma, holy writings, Divine Wisdom. II (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Word >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 word word term vocable Sgm: N 1 name name &c. 564 Sgm: N 1… …   English dictionary for students

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  • palaeology — n. The study of (especially prehistoric) antiquities. Syn: paleology. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paleologist — Pa le*ol ogist, n. One versed in paleology; a student of antiquity. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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