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archaeological

or archeological

[ahr-kee-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌɑr ki əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to archaeology.
Also, archaeologic, archeologic.
Origin of archaeological
1775-1785
1775-85; < Greek archaiologik(ós) (see archaeology, -ic) + -al1
Related forms
archaeologically, adverb
hyperarchaeological, adjective
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