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paleolimnology

[pey-lee-oh-lim-nol-uh-jee; especially British pal-ee-] /ˌpeɪ li oʊ lɪmˈnɒl ə dʒi; especially British ˌpæl i-/
noun
1.
the study of ancient lakes from their sediments and fossils.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; paleo- + limnology
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paleolimnological
[pey-lee-oh-lim-nl-oj-i-kuh l; especially British pal-ee-] /ˌpeɪ li oʊˌlɪm nlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl; especially British ˌpæl i-/ (Show IPA),
paleolimnologic, adjective
paleolimnologically, adverb
paleolimnologist, noun
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