Definition of Fossilology

1. Noun. The earth science that studies fossil organisms and related remains.




Definition of Fossilology

1. Noun. The study of fossils. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fossilology

fossilised
fossilises
fossilising
fossilism
fossilist
fossilists
fossility
fossilizable
fossilization
fossilizations
fossilize
fossilized
fossilizes
fossilizing
fossilogy
fossilology (current term)
fossils
fossor
fossores
fossoria
fossorial
fossorial foot
fossorial mammal
fossorious
fossors
fossula
fossula fenestrae cochleae
fossula fenestrae vestibuli
fossula petrosa
fossula rotunda

Literary usage of Fossilology

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1. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes, Henry George Bohn (1865)
"By a Naturalist. Lond. 1780. 8vo. Is. Published anonymously.—Lond. 1796. Svo. 2s. — Elements of fossilology. Lond. 1776. 8vo. 8s. ..."

2. The Metropolitan (1831)
"... (Some authors call the science fossilology). Although I have attempted no neology). Perhaps you may accuse me of macrology, (I cannot from the blame ..."

3. Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation by Robert Chambers (1887)
"existed at particular times, which is in some measure independent of the specialties of fossilology. The birds are below the mammalia in the animal scale; ..."

4. A Complete pronouncing medical dictionary: Embracing the Terminology of by Joseph Thomas (1885)
"A ball of hardened faeces or other hard mass in the bowels :—more frequently applied in fossilology to the petrified dung of animals. Co-pros'ta-sis. ..."

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