culturomics

[ kuhl-chuh-roh-miks, ‐rom-iks ]
/ ˌkʌl tʃəˈroʊ mɪks, ‐ˈrɒm ɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the study of human culture and cultural trends over time by means of quantitative analysis of words and phrases in a very large corpus of digitized texts: Culturomics can pinpoint periods of accelerated language change.

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Origin of culturomics

2010; cultur(e) + -omics, as in genomics

OTHER WORDS FROM culturomics

cul·tu·ro·mic, adjective
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