ethnoscience

[ eth-noh-sahy-uh ns ]
/ ˌɛθ noʊˈsaɪ əns /

noun

the study of the systems of knowledge and classification of material objects and concepts by primitive and non-Western peoples.

Nearby words

  1. ethnomusicology,
  2. ethnonym,
  3. ethnonymics,
  4. ethnopharmacology,
  5. ethnos,
  6. ethnotherapy,
  7. ethogram,
  8. ethol.,
  9. ethological,
  10. ethologically

Origin of ethnoscience

First recorded in 1960–65; ethno- + science

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019