Definition of Paleobotany

1. Noun. The study of fossil plants.

Exact synonyms: Palaeobotany
Generic synonyms: Botany, Phytology, Palaeobiology, Paleobiology
Specialized synonyms: Palaeodendrology, Paleodendrology

Definition of Paleobotany

1. n. That branch of paleontology which treats of fossil plants.

Definition of Paleobotany

1. Noun. The branch of paleontology that deals with the study of plant fossils. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paleobotany

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Medical Definition of Paleobotany

1. That branch of paleontology which treats of fossil plants. Origin: Paleo- + botany. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paleobotany

paleobiogeographers
paleobiogeographic
paleobiogeographical
paleobiogeography
paleobiologic
paleobiological
paleobiologies
paleobiologist
paleobiologists
paleobiology
paleobotanic
paleobotanical
paleobotanies
paleobotanist
paleobotanists
paleobotany (current term)
paleocarida
paleoceanographer
paleoceanographers
paleoceanographic
paleoceanography
paleocerebellum
paleochannel
paleochannels
paleochristian
paleoclassical
paleoclimate
paleoclimates
paleoclimatic
paleoclimatically

Literary usage of Paleobotany

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1. Glimpses of the Cosmos by Lester Frank Ward (1915)
"My notes often refer to it as the Introduction to the Compendium of paleobotany. The historical review was begun on April 18, and the biographical part was ..."

2. Fundamentals of Botany by Charles Stuart Gager (1916)
"The Scope of paleobotany.—The study of fossil plants, though of course a phase of ... It is called paleobotany. One cannot pursue this study without a ..."

3. Heredity and Evolution in Plants by Charles Stuart Gager (1920)
"The Scope of paleobotany.—The study of fossil plants, though of course a phase of ... It is called paleobotany. One cannot pursue this study without a ..."

4. Bulletin by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1893)
".Bull 5I>, pp 11-38 paleobotany; plants, fossil, of the Triassic rocks of New Jersey and the Connecticut valley Mon xiv, pp 77-95 paleobotany; plants, ..."

5. Annual Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1908)
"... Iron Ores, Paleontology, paleobotany, Correlation, Chemical Work. — Co-operation. — Jamestown Exposition.—The Mining Industry, Questionable Methods of ..."

6. Bibliography of North American Geology for 1910 with Subject Index by John M Nickles (1911)
"Relation of paleobotany to phylogeny: Pen- hallow, 978. Sambucus: Cockerell, 263. ... See also the classes o/oni- mals and paleobotany. ..."

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