ethnoscience

noun
eth·​no·​sci·​ence | \ ˈeth-nō-ˌsī-ən(t)s How to pronounce ethnoscience (audio) \

Definition of ethnoscience

: the study of a culture's system of classifying knowledge (such as its taxonomy of plants and animals) also : such a system in a particular culture

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1956, in the meaning defined above

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“Ethnoscience.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethnoscience. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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