ethnobiology

noun
eth·no·bi·ol·o·gy | \ˌeth-nō-bī-ˈä-lə-jē \

Definition of ethnobiology 

: the interdisciplinary study of how human cultures interact with and use their native plants and animals

Other Words from ethnobiology

ethnobiological \ˌeth-nō-ˌbī-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl \ adjective
ethnobiologist \ˌeth-nō-bī-ˈä-lə-jist \ noun

First Known Use of ethnobiology

1935, in the meaning defined above

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