material culture


noun Sociology.

the aggregate of physical objects or artifacts used by a society.

Nearby words

  1. materfamilias,
  2. materia alba,
  3. materia medica,
  4. material,
  5. material cause,
  6. material equivalence,
  7. material implication,
  8. material mode,
  9. materialise,
  10. materialism


Origin of material culture

First recorded in 1925–30

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