palæanthropology

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

palæ- +‎ anthropo- +‎ -logy

Noun[edit]

palæanthropology ‎(uncountable)

  1. Obsolete spelling of palaeanthropology
    • 1909, H. H. Johnston, in Nature, Macmillan and Co.; №. 2088, Volume LXXXII, page 10:
      Some of the great mountains (the summits of which would seem to reach here and there to 10,000 feet) contained immense caves, the exploration of which might yield important results in palæontology and palæanthropology.