agriology

[ ag-ree-ol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌæg riˈɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the comparative study of nonliterate cultures.

Origin of agriology

1875–80; < Greek ágrio(s) uncultivated, wild (agr(ós) field + -ios adj. suffix) + -logy

Related forms

ag·ri·o·log·i·cal [ag-ree-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌæg ri əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectiveag·ri·ol·o·gist, noun
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