anthropology
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˌænθɹəˈpɒlədʒi/
  • (America) IPA: /ˌænθɹəˈpɑːlədʒi/
Noun

anthropology (uncountable)

  1. The holistic scientific and social study of humanity, mainly using ethnography as its method.
    According to anthropology, there are six basic patterns of kinship terminology (i.e., "kin naming systems"): Sudanese, Hawaiian, Eskimo, Crow, Omaha, and Iroquois.
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