Paleobotany Pa`le*o*bot"a*ny, n. [Paleo- + botany.] That branch of paleontology which treats of fossil plants. [1913 Webster]

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  • Paleobotany — Paleobotany, also spelled as palaeobotany (from the Greek words paleon = old and botany , study of plants), is the branch of paleontology or paleobiology dealing with the recovery and identification of plant remains from geological contexts, and… …   Wikipedia

  • paleobotany — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • paleobotany — Phytolithology Phy to*li*thol o*gy, n. [Phyto + lithology.] The branch of science which treats of fossil plants; usually called {paleobotany}, sometimes {paleophytology}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paleobotany — paleobotanika statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Mokslas, tiriantis iškastinius augalus, jų liekanas ir fosilijas, įvairių geologinių periodų augalų pasiskirstymą Žemėje. atitikmenys: angl. paleobotany vok. Paläobotanik, f;… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • paleobotany — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1872 a branch of botany dealing with fossil plants • paleobotanical also paleobotanic adjective • paleobotanically adverb • paleobotanist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • paleobotany — paleobotanical /pay lee oh beuh tan i keuhl/ or, esp. Brit., /pal ee /, paleobotanic, adj. paleobotanist, n. /pay lee oh bot n ee/ or, esp. Brit., /pal ee /, n. the branch of paleontology dealing with fossil plants. [1870 75; PALEO + BOTANY] * *… …   Universalium

  • paleobotany — noun The branch of paleontology that deals with the study of plant fossils. See Also: paleobotanist …   Wiktionary

  • paleobotany — study of ancient plants Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • paleobotany — n. study of prehistoric plants; branch of paleontology that deals with the study of fossil plants …   English contemporary dictionary

  • paleobotany — pa·leo·botany …   English syllables

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