anthropology NOUN the study of humankind, especially the study of societies and cultures and human origins.
DERIVATIVES anthropological adjective anthropologist noun.
ORIGIN from Greek anthrpos 'human being' .

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  • anthropological — (adj.) 1825, from ANTHROPOLOGY (Cf. anthropology) + ICAL (Cf. ical). Related: Anthropologically …   Etymology dictionary

  • Anthropological — Anthropologic An thro*po*log ic, Anthropological An thro*po*log ic*al, a. Pertaining to anthropology; belonging to the nature of man. Anthropologic wisdom. Kingsley. {An thro*po*log ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anthropological — adj. Anthropological is used with these nouns: ↑study …   Collocations dictionary

  • anthropological — adjective of or concerned with the science of anthropology anthropological studies • Pertains to noun: ↑anthropology • Derivationally related forms: ↑anthropology …   Useful english dictionary

  • anthropological — adjective see anthropology …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anthropological — See anthropology. * * * …   Universalium

  • anthropological — adjective Relating to anthropology. Syn: anthropologic See Also: anthropologist …   Wiktionary

  • anthropological — an·thro·po·log·i·cal || ‚ænθrÉ™pÉ™ lÉ’dʒɪk(l) adj. pertaining to anthropology (study of the development of the human race) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anthropological — an·thro·po·log·i·cal …   English syllables

  • anthropological — See: anthropology …   English dictionary

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