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From French paléontologie. Surface etymology is paleo- (ancient) +‎ onto- (being) +‎ -logy (study).

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paleontology (uncountable)

  1. (American spelling) Study of the forms of life existing in prehistoric or geologic times, especially as represented by fossils.

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