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ethnology

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Anthropology
ethnologyeth‧nol‧o‧gy /eθˈnɒlədʒi $ eθˈnɑː-/ noun [uncountable]  SAthe scientific study and comparison of different races of peopleanthropology, sociologyethnologist noun [countable]ethnological /ˌeθnəˈlɒdʒɪkəl◂ $ -ˈlɑː-/ adjectiveethnologically /-kli/ adverb
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ethnologyThe link between cowries and eyes is documented by archaeology as well as ethnology.One of the classic confrontations of nineteenth-century ethnology stemmed from this very circumstance.
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