Definition of palaeoherpetology in English:

palaeoherpetology

noun

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

Pronunciation

palaeoherpetology

/ˌpalɪəʊˌhəːpɪˈtɒlədʒi/ /ˌpeɪlɪəʊˌhəːpɪˈtɒlədʒi/

Origin

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