[ eth-noh-his-tuh-ree ]

  1. a branch of anthropology dealing with the development of cultures, as through the analysis of archaeological findings.

Origin of ethnohistory

First recorded in 1950–55; ethno- + history

Other words from ethnohistory

  • eth·no·his·to·ri·an [eth-noh-hi-stawr-ee-uhn, -stohr-], /ˌɛθ noʊ hɪˈstɔr i ən, -ˈstoʊr-/, noun
  • eth·no·his·tor·i·cal [eth-noh-hi-stawr-i-kuhl, -stor-], /ˌɛθ noʊ hɪˈstɔr ɪ kəl, -ˈstɒr-/, eth·no·his·tor·ic, adjective
  • eth·no·his·tor·i·cal·ly, adverb

Words Nearby ethnohistory Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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