culturology

[kuhl-chuh-rol-uh-jee]

noun

a branch of anthropology concerned with the study of cultural institutions as distinct from the people who are involved in them.

Nearby words

  1. culture war,
  2. culture-free test,
  3. cultured,
  4. cultured pearl,
  5. culturist,
  6. culturomics,
  7. cultus,
  8. cultus coolee,
  9. culver,
  10. culver city

Origin of culturology

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40; culture + -o- + -logy

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