paleofantasy

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • paleo-fantasy

Etymology[edit]

paleo- +‎ fantasy, introduced by Marlene Zuk as the title of her book criticising paleodiets.

Noun[edit]

paleofantasy (plural paleofantasies)

  1. (rare) A fantasy about how things were in the distant or geological past.
    • 2009, January 20, “Marlene Zuk”, in The Evolutionary Search for Our Perfect Past[1]:
      That’s just a paleofantasy about the future.