pale-ology

paleology

[pey-lee-ol-uh-jee or, esp. British, pal-e-]
noun
the study of antiquities.

Origin:
1820–30; paleo- + -logy

paleological [pey-lee-uh-loj-i-kuhl or, esp. British, pal-ee-] , adjective
paleologist, noun
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paleology

noun
the study of (especially prehistoric) antiquities 
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