paleozoological /pay'lee oh zoh'euh loj"i keuhl/ or, esp. Brit., /pal'ee-/, paleozoologic, adj.paleozoologist, n.
/pay'lee oh zoh ol"euh jee/ or, esp. Brit., /pal'ee-/, n.
the branch of paleontology dealing with fossil animals.
[1855-60; PALEO- + ZOOLOGY]

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