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archeometry

[ahr-kee-om-i-tree]
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noun
  1. archaeometry.
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Related formsar·che·om·e·trist, noun

archaeometry

or ar·che·om·e·try

[ahr-kee-om-i-tree]
noun
  1. the branch of archaeology that deals with the dating of archaeological specimens through specific techniques, as radiocarbon dating and amino-acid dating.
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Origin of archaeometry

First recorded in 1960–65; archaeo- + -metry
Related formsar·chae·om·e·trist, noun
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