ethnos

noun

eth·​nos
ˈethˌnäs
plural -es
: an ethnic group compare demos

Word History

Etymology

Greek, nation, people, caste, tribe; probably akin to Greek ēthos custom

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ethnos was in 1870

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“Ethnos.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethnos. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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