culturology

[kuhl-chuh-rol-uh-jee]
noun
  1. a branch of anthropology concerned with the study of cultural institutions as distinct from the people who are involved in them.

Origin of culturology

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