archaeological

[ahr-kee-uh-loj-i-kuhl]
adjective
of or pertaining to archaeology.
Also, archaeologic, archeological, archeologic.


Origin:
1775–85; < Greek archaiologik(ós) (see archaeology, -ic) + -al1

archaeologically, adverb
hyperarchaeological, adjective
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archeology

[ahr-kee-ol-uh-jee]
noun

archeological [ahr-kee-uh-loj-i-kuhl] , archeologic, adjective
archeologically, adverb
archeologist, noun
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archaeology or archeology (ˌɑːkɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
prehistory See also protohistory the study of man's past by scientific analysis of the material remains of his cultures
 
[C17: from Late Latin archaeologia, from Greek arkhaiologia study of what is ancient, from arkhaios ancient (from arkhē beginning)]
 
archeology or archeology
 
n
 
[C17: from Late Latin archaeologia, from Greek arkhaiologia study of what is ancient, from arkhaios ancient (from arkhē beginning)]
 
archaeological or archeology
 
adj
 
archeological or archeology
 
adj
 
archaeo'logically or archeology
 
adv
 
archeo'logically or archeology
 
adv
 
archae'ologist or archeology
 
n
 
arche'ologist or archeology
 
n

archeology (ˌɑːkɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
a variant spelling of archaeology

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archeological
alt. spelling of archaeological (q.v.). Also see ae.

archeology
alt. spelling of archaeology (q.v.). Also see ae.
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Example sentences
The dormant volcano still looms over the archeological digs.
We enter the archeological park early in the morning, soon after it opens.
Museums have been built in three countries to exhibit the archeological finds made during his expeditions.
To engage the students in a simulated fossil hunt or archeological excavation.
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