Definition of palaeontography in English:

palaeontography

(also paleontography)

noun

rare
  • The description of fossil remains of extinct plants and animals; descriptive palaeontology.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Mayne (1808–1868). From palaeo- + onto- + -graphy, after palaeontographical.

Pronunciation

palaeontography

/ˌpalɪənˈtɒɡrəfi//ˌpeɪlɪənˈtɒɡrəfi/