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Paleo- Pa"le*o- [Gr. ?, adj.] A combining form meaning old, ancient; as, palearctic, paleontology, paleothere, paleography. [Written also pal[ae]o-.]
Paleobotanist Pa`le*o*bot"a*nist, n. One versed in paleobotany.
Paleobotany Pa`le*o*bot"a*ny, n. [Paleo- + botany.] That branch of paleontology which treats of fossil plants.
Phytolithology Phy`to*li*thol"o*gy, n. [Phyto- + lithology.] The branch of science which treats of fossil plants; -- usually called paleobotany, sometimes paleophytology.
Paleocarida Pa`le*o*car"ida, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? ancient + ?, ?, ?, a kind of crustacean.] (Zo["o]l.) Same as Merostomata. [Written also Pal[ae]ocarida.]
Paleocrinoidea Pa`le*o*cri*noi"de*a, n. pl. [NL. See Paleo-, and Crinoidea.] (Zo["o]l.) A suborder of Crinoidea found chiefly in the Paleozoic rocks.
Paleocrystic Pa`le*o*crys"tic, a. [Paleo- + Gr. ? ice.] Of, pertaining to, or derived from, a former glacial formation.
Paleogaean Pa`le*o*g[ae]"an, a. [Paleo- + Gr. ? the eart] (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Eastern hemisphere. [Written also pal[ae]og[ae]an.]
Paleograph Pa"le*o*graph, n. An ancient manuscript.
Paleographer Pa`le*og"ra*pher, n. One skilled in paleography; a paleographist.
Paleographist Pa`le*og"ra*phist, n. One versed in paleography; a paleographer.
Paleola Pa*le"o*la, n.; pl. Paleol[ae]. [NL., dim. of L. palea.] (Bot.) A diminutive or secondary palea; a lodicule.
Paleola Pa*le"o*la, n.; pl. Paleol[ae]. [NL., dim. of L. palea.] (Bot.) A diminutive or secondary palea; a lodicule.
Paleolith Pa"le*o*lith, n. [Paleo- + -lith.] (Geol.) A relic of the Paleolithic era.
Paleolithic Pa`le*o*lith"ic, a. (Geol.) Of or pertaining to an era marked by early stone implements. The Paleolithic era (as proposed by Lubbock) includes the earlier half of the ``Stone Age;' the remains belonging to it are for the most part of extinct animals, with relics of human beings.
Paleologist Pa`le*ol"ogist, n. One versed in paleology; a student of antiquity.
Paleology Pa`le*ol"o*gy, n. [Paleo- + -logy.] The study or knowledge of antiquities, esp. of prehistoric antiquities; a discourse or treatise on antiquities; arch[ae]ology .
Paleontographical Pa`le*on`to*graph"ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to the description of fossil remains.
Paleontography Pa`le*on*tog"ra*phy, n. [Paleo- + Gr. ? existing things + -graphy.] The description of fossil remains.
Paleontological Pa`le*on`to*log"ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to paleontology. -- Pa`le*on`to*log"ic*al*ly, adv.
Paleontological Pa`le*on`to*log"ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to paleontology. -- Pa`le*on`to*log"ic*al*ly, adv.
10. (Mus.) (a) Produced by natural organs, as those of the human throat, in distinction from instrumental music. (b) Of or pertaining to a key which has neither a flat nor a sharp for its signature, as the key of C major. (c) Applied to an air or modulation of harmony which moves by easy and smooth transitions, digressing but little from the original key. --Moore (Encyc. of Music). Natural day, the space of twenty-four hours. --Chaucer. Natural fats, Natural gas, etc. See under Fat, Gas. etc. Natural Harmony (Mus.), the harmony of the triad or common chord. Natural history, in its broadest sense, a history or description of nature as a whole, incuding the sciences of botany, zo["o]logy, geology, mineralogy, paleontology, chemistry, and physics. In recent usage the term is often restricted to the sciences of botany and zo["o]logy collectively, and sometimes to the science of zoology alone. Natural law, that instinctive sense of justice and of right and wrong, which is native in mankind, as distinguished from specifically revealed divine law, and formulated human law. Natural modulation (Mus.), transition from one key to its relative keys. Natural order. (Nat. Hist.) See under order. Natural person. (Law) See under person, n. Natural philosophy, originally, the study of nature in general; in modern usage, that branch of physical science, commonly called physics, which treats of the phenomena and laws of matter and considers those effects only which are unaccompanied by any change of a chemical nature; -- contrasted with mental and moral philosophy. Natural scale (Mus.), a scale which is written without flats or sharps. Model would be a preferable term, as less likely to mislead, the so-called artificial scales (scales represented by the use of flats and sharps) being equally natural with the so-called natural scale Natural science, natural history, in its broadest sense; -- used especially in contradistinction to mental or moral science. Natural selection (Biol.), a supposed operation of natural laws analogous, in its operation and results, to designed selection in breeding plants and animals, and resulting in the survival of the fittest. The theory of natural selection supposes that this has been brought about mainly by gradual changes of environment which have led to corresponding changes of structure, and that those forms which have become so modified as to be best adapted to the changed environment have tended to survive and leave similarly adapted descendants, while those less perfectly adapted have tended to die out though lack of fitness for the environment, thus resulting in the survival of the fittest. See Darwinism. Natural system (Bot. & Zo["o]l.), a classification based upon real affinities, as shown in the structure of all parts of the organisms, and by their embryology. It should be borne in mind that the natural system of botany is natural only in the constitution of its genera, tribes, orders, etc., and in its grand divisions. --Gray. Natural theology, or Natural religion, that part of theological science which treats of those evidences of the existence and attributes of the Supreme Being which are exhibited in nature; -- distinguished from revealed religion. See Quotation under Natural, a., 3. Natural vowel, the vowel sound heard in urn, furl, sir, her, etc.; -- so called as being uttered in the easiest open position of the mouth organs. See Neutral vowel, under Neutral and Guide to Pronunciation, [sect] 17. Syn: See Native.
Paleontology Pa`le*on*tol"o*gy, n. [Paleo- + Gr. ? existing things + -logy. Cf. Ontology.] The science which treats of the ancient life of the earth, or of fossils which are the remains of such life.
Paleophytologist Pa`le*o*phy*tol"o*gist, n. A paleobotanist.
Paleophytology Pa`le*o*phy*tol"o*gy, n. [Paleo- + phytology.] 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.
Paleornithology Pa`le*or`ni*thol"o*gy, n. [Paleo- + ornithology.] The branch of paleontology which treats of fossil birds.
Paleosaurus Pa`le*o*sau"rus, n.[NL., fr. Gr. ? ancient + ? a lizard.] (Paleon.) A genus of fossil saurians found in the Permian formation.
Paleotechnic Pa`le*o*tech"nic, a. [Paleo- + technic.] Belonging to, or connected with, ancient art. ``The paleotechnic men of central France.' --D. Wilson.
Paleotherium Pa`le*o*the"ri*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? ancient + ? beast.] (Paleon.) An extinct genus of herbivorous Tertiary mammals, once supposed to have resembled the tapir in form, but now known to have had a more slender form, with a long neck like that of a llama. [Written also Pal[ae]otherium.]

Meaning of Paleo from wikipedia

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