from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The study or knowledge of antiquities, esp. of prehistoric antiquities; a discourse or treatise on antiquities; archæology .
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The study of antiquities; archæology.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the study of (especially prehistoric) antiquities
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The results also lay undo claim to being "real" - which can hardly be the goal of a scientifically respectful approach to paleology.