Definition of palaeodesert in English:

palaeodesert

noun

Geology
  • A desert which existed at some time in the past.

Pronunciation

palaeodesert

/ˈpalɪə(ʊ)dɛzət/ /ˈpeɪlɪə(ʊ)dɛzət/

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Endeavour.