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ethnography

noun eth·nog·ra·phy \eth-ˈnä-grə-fē\

: the study of human races and cultures

Full Definition of ETHNOGRAPHY

:  the study and systematic recording of human cultures; also :  a descriptive work produced from such research
eth·nog·ra·pher \-fər\ noun
eth·no·graph·ic \ˌeth-nə-ˈgra-fik\ or eth·no·graph·i·cal \-fi-kəl\ adjective
eth·no·graph·i·cal·ly \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of ETHNOGRAPHY

French ethnographie, from ethno- + -graphie -graphy
First Known Use: 1834

Other Anthropology Terms

ectomorph, prehistory, yurt

ethnography

noun eth·nog·ra·phy \eth-ˈnäg-rə-fē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural eth·nog·ra·phies

Medical Definition of ETHNOGRAPHY

:  the study and systematic recording of human cultures; also :  a descriptive work produced from such research
eth·no·graph·ic \ˌeth-nə-ˈgraf-ik\ or eth·no·graph·i·cal \-i-kəl\ adjective
eth·no·graph·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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