ethno-

ethno-

a combining form meaning “race,” “culture,” “people,” used in the formation of compound words: ethnography.

Origin:
< Greek, combining form of éthnos

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ethno-
 
combining form
indicating race, people, or culture: ethnology
 
[via French from Greek ethnos race]

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ethno-
comb. form of Gk. ethnos "people, nation, class" (see ethnic), used to form modern compounds in the social sciences.
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