Meaning of palaeic in English:

palaeic

adjective

(also paleic)
Geology
  • Relating to or designating the earth's land surface as it existed before glacial erosion (the preglacial peneplain).

    Chiefly used with reference to the Quaternary glaciation of northern Europe.

Pronunciation

palaeic

/pəˈliːɪk/ /pəˈleɪɪk/

Origin

Early 20th century. From ancient Greek παλαιός ancient + -ic, after Norwegian palaeisk.