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paleobiogeography

[pey-lee-oh-bahy-oh-jee-og-ruh-fee or, esp. British, pal-ee-] /ˌpeɪ li oʊˌbaɪ oʊ dʒiˈɒg rə fi or, esp. British, ˌpæl i-/
noun
1.
the study of the distribution of ancient plants and animals and their relation to ancient geographic features.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; paleo- + biogeography
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paleobiogeographic
[pey-lee-oh-bahy-oh-jee-uh-graf-ik or, esp. British, pal-ee-] /ˌpeɪ li oʊˌbaɪ oʊˌdʒi əˈgræf ɪk or, esp. British, ˌpæl i-/ (Show IPA),
paleobiogeographical, adjective
paleobiogeographically, adverb
paleobiogeographer, noun
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