cultural anthropology

cultural anthropology

noun
the branch of anthropology dealing with the origins, history, and development of human culture, and including in its scope the fields of archaeology, ethnology, and ethnography.
Also called social anthropology.


Origin:
1920–25

cultural anthropologist, noun
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cultural anthropology
 
n
the branch of anthropology dealing with cultural as opposed to biological and racial features
 
cultural anthropologist
 
n

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cultural anthropology   (kŭl'chər-əl)  Pronunciation Key 
The branch of anthropology that studies the development of human cultures based on ethnographic, linguistic, social, and psychological data. Compare physical anthropology.
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