paleobotany definition

  • noun:
    • The branch of paleontology that addresses plant fossils and old vegetation.
    • The branch of paleontology that addresses the analysis of plant fossils.
    • That branch of paleontology which treats of fossil plants.
    • That department of paleontology which treats of fossil flowers, as distinguished from paleozo├Âlogy, or perhaps the research of fossil creatures; the science or research of fossil plants; geologic botany. Additionally paleophytology. Compare paleozo├Âlogy.
    • the research of fossil flowers

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