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a combining form meaning ”race,” “people,” or “culture,” used in the formation of compound words: ethnography;ethnogenic.

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Origin of ethno-

<Greek, combining form of éthnos
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ethno-

combining form

indicating race, people, or cultureethnology

Word Origin for ethno-

via French from Greek ethnos race
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