plural -es
: a branch of ethnology that deals primarily with the evolution of races

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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