paleobotany

[pey-lee-oh-bot-n-ee or, esp. British, pal-ee-]
noun
the branch of paleontology dealing with fossil plants.

Origin:
1870–75; paleo- + botany

paleobotanical [pey-lee-oh-buh-tan-i-kuhl or, esp. British, pal-ee-] , paleobotanic, adjective
paleobotanist, noun
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paleobotany   (pā'lē-ō-bŏt'n-ē)  Pronunciation Key 
The branch of paleontology that deals with plant fossils and ancient vegetation.
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