, n. [Paleo- + -graphy: cf. F. palographie.] 1. An ancient manner of writing; ancient writings, collectively; as, Punic paleography.
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2. The study of ancient inscriptions and modes of writing; the art or science of deciphering ancient writings, and determining their origin, period, etc., from external characters; diplomatics.
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(?), n.;
pl. Paleol (#).
[NL., dim. of L. palea.] (Bot.) A diminutive or secondary palea; a lodicule.
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