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ethnoarchaeology

or eth路no路ar路che路ol路o路gy

[ eth-noh-ahr-kee-ol-uh-jee ]
/ 藢蓻胃 no蕣藢蓱r ki藞蓲l 蓹 d蕭i /
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noun
the branch of archaeology that studies contemporary primitive cultures and technologies as a way of providing analogies and thereby patterns for prehistoric cultures.
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Origin of ethnoarchaeology

First recorded in 1970鈥75; ethno- + archaeology

OTHER WORDS FROM ethnoarchaeology

eth路no路ar路chae路ol路o路gist, noun
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