from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The branch of paleontology that deals with the fossils of plants, animals, and other organisms.
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- n. The branch of biology or paleontology concerned with the study of fossils of plants and animals
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That branch of biology which treats of fossil organisms.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a branch of paleontology that deals with the origin and growth and structure of fossil animals and plants as living organisms
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