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palaeontologynoun [U]

mainly UK specialized US usually paleontology uk   /ˌpæl.i.ɒnˈtɒl.ə.dʒi/ us   /ˌpeɪ.li.ɑːnˈtɑː.lə.dʒi/
the study of fossils as a way of getting information about the history of life on earth and the structure of rocks
palaeontologist
noun [C] mainly UK US usually paleontologist uk   /ˌpæl.i.ɒnˈtɒl.ə.dʒɪst/ us   /ˌpeɪ.li.ɑːnˈtɑː.lə.dʒɪst/
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