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- n. paleontology
- n. mineralogy and geology
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An old name for paleontology.
- n. An old name for mineralogy and geology.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The science of all that is dug up, whether organic or inorganic: formerly specifically applied to that part of geology which treats of fossils (paleontology).
Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)