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.

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Origin of ethnoscience

First recorded in 1960–65; ethno- + science
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