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Meaning of PALAETIOLOGY

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the explanation of past events in terms of scientific causes (as geological causes)
 

PALAETIOLOGY is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: paletiology
 
 See Also: archaeology, archeology

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pa*l[ae]`ti*ol"o*gy\, n. [Pal[ae]o- +
[ae]tiology.]
The science which explains, by the law of causation, the past
condition and changes of the earth. --
{Pa*l[ae]`ti*o*log"ic*al}, a.

 

 

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