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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The branch of paleontology that deals with plant fossils and ancient vegetation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The branch of paleontology that deals with the study of plant fossils.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. That branch of paleontology which treats of fossil plants.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That department of paleontology which treats of fossil plants, as distinguished from paleozoölogy, or the study of fossil animals; the science or study of fossil plants; geologic botany. Also paleophytology. Compare paleozoölogy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the study of fossil plants

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Examples

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  • James Mellaart, despite his embrace of radiocarbon dating, paleobotany, and other scientific methods, was firmly entrenched in the culture history school of archaeology.

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  • These fools should read an introductory paleobotany textbook sometime.

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  • By the time excavation began in August 1998, our team included researchers from Kazakhstan, France, Italy, Belgium, and Russia working in fields as varied as geomorphology, paleobotany, and dendrochronology.

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  • That has stretched to incorporate an interest in paleobotany at one end of the spectrum and art history at the other.

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  • Fellow paleobotany museum research associates Rick and Tad Dillhoff donated these fossils as part of a larger collection.

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  • The data from paleoclimatology, including ice cores, sea sediments, geology, paleobotany and zoology, indicate that we are on the verge of entering another Ice Age, and the data also shows that severe and lasting climate change can occur within only a few years.

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