ethnobiology

[ eth-noh-bahy-ol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌɛθ noʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi /

noun Anthropology.

the scientific study of the way plants and animals are treated or used by different human cultures.
(no longer in technical use) the doctrine that cultural behavior is determined biologically.

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OTHER WORDS FROM ethnobiology

eth·no·bi·o·log·i·cal [eth-noh-bahy-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌɛθ noʊˌbaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectiveeth·no·bi·ol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ethnobiology

ethnobiology
/ (ˌɛθnəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the branch of biology involving the study of the uses of plants and animals in various human societies
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