palaeornithology
palaeornithology palaeornithology n. The paleobiology of birds.

Syn: paleornithology. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • palaeornithology — noun the paleobiology of birds • Syn: ↑paleornithology • Hypernyms: ↑paleozoology, ↑palaeozoology …   Useful english dictionary

  • palaeozoology — noun the study of fossil animals • Syn: ↑paleozoology • Hypernyms: ↑paleobiology, ↑palaeobiology, ↑zoology, ↑zoological science • Hyponyms: ↑paleomammalogy, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • paleornithology — noun the paleobiology of birds • Syn: ↑palaeornithology • Hypernyms: ↑paleozoology, ↑palaeozoology * * * |pālē, |palē+ noun Etymology: pale + ornithology : a branch of paleontology concerned with the study of fossil birds …   Useful english dictionary

  • paleozoology — noun the study of fossil animals • Syn: ↑palaeozoology • Hypernyms: ↑paleobiology, ↑palaeobiology, ↑zoology, ↑zoological science • Hyponyms: ↑paleomammalogy, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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