Definition of palaeoherpetology in English:

palaeoherpetology

Pronunciation /ˌpalɪəʊˌhəːpɪˈtɒlədʒi/ /ˌpeɪlɪəʊˌhəːpɪˈtɒlədʒi/

noun

  • The branch of palaeontology that deals with extinct and fossil amphibians and reptiles.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The New English Dictionary. From palaeo- + herpetology.