Boas

[ boh-az ]
/ ˈboʊ æz /

noun

Franz [frahnts], /frɑnts/, 1858–1942, U.S. anthropologist, born in Germany.

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British Dictionary definitions for Boas

Boas
/ (ˈbəʊæz, German ˈboːas) /

noun

Franz (frants). 1858–1942, US anthropologist, born in Germany. He made major contributions to cultural and linguistic anthropology in studies of North American Indians, including The Mind of Primitive Man (1911; 1938)
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Scientific definitions for Boas

Boas
[ bōăz ]
Franz 1858-1942

German-born American anthropologist who emphasized the systematic analysis of culture and language structures.
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