(noun) “The branch of anthropology that deals with the division of humankind into races and with their origins and distribution and distinctive characteristics” (Princeton University 2010).

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Usage Notes:

  • An (noun) ethnologist uses the research methodology of ethnology to produce (adjective) ethnologic or (adjective) ethnological work (adverb) ethnologically.

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