Definition of palaeological in English:

palaeological

adjective

  • Of or relating to the ancient past; concerned with archaeological or cultural antiquities or remains; especially relating to the systematic dating of artefacts.

adjective

Psychology
  • Of, relating to, or characterized by palaeologic modes or processes of thought.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834), poet, critic, and philosopher. From palaeo- + -logical<br>1950s. From palaeologic + -al; compare -ical. Compare earlier prelogical [noun].

Pronunciation

palaeological

/ˌpalɪəˈlɒdʒɪkl//ˌpeɪlɪəˈlɒdʒɪkl/