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anthropology (n.)

"science of the natural history of man," 1590s, originally especially of the relation between physiology and psychology, from Modern Latin anthropologia or coined independently in English from anthropo- + -logy. In Aristotle, anthrōpologos is used literally, as "speaking of man." Related: Anthropologic; anthropological.

updated on September 23, 2022

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Definitions of anthropology from WordNet

anthropology (n.)
the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings;
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