palaeo- palaeo-, Palaeo- Pa"l[ae]*o- See {Paleo-}. [1913 Webster]

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  • palaeo — palaeo·an·throp·ic; palaeo·an·thro·pus; palaeo·ca·ri·da; palaeo·con·cha; palaeo·crinoidea; palaeo·dic·ty·op·tera; palaeo·dic·ty·op·ter·on; palaeo·echinoidea; palaeo·gae·an; palaeo·genesis; palaeo·ge·net·ic; palaeo·mastodon; palaeo·nemertea;… …   English syllables

  • Palaeo- — Palaeo Pa l[ae]*o See {Paleo }. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • palaeo... — palaeo...,   Wortbildungselement, paläo …   Universal-Lexikon

  • palaeo- — [pæliəu, pæ US peıliou] prefix another spelling of ↑paleo …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • palaeo- — Words of the type palaeography, palaeolithic, etc., are normally spelt with ae in BrE, although the AmE form paleo is beginning to influence British practice …   Modern English usage

  • palaeo- — (US paleo ) ► COMBINING FORM ▪ older or ancient: Palaeolithic. ORIGIN from Greek palaios ancient …   English terms dictionary

  • palaeo- — [pā′lē ō, pā′lēə; ] chiefly Brit [ pal′ē ō, pal′ēə] combining form PALEO : also palae …   English World dictionary

  • palaeo- — comb. form (US paleo ) ancient, old; of ancient (esp. prehistoric) times. Etymology: Gk palaios ancient * * * see pale * * * Chiefly Brit. var. of paleo . Also, before some vowels, palae . * * * palaeo , combining form. Especially British. a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • palaeo- — Paleo Pa le*o [Gr. palaio s, adj.] A combining form meaning old, ancient; as, palearctic, paleontology, paleothere, paleography. [Written also {pal[ae]o }.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • palaeo- — see palae …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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