ethnogeny

noun

eth·​nog·​e·​ny
-jənē
plural -es
: a branch of ethnology that deals primarily with the evolution of races

Word History

Etymology

French ethnogénie, from ethno- + -génie -geny

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ethnogeny was in 1854

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“Ethnogeny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethnogeny. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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