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ethno-

1.
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
1.
indicating race, people, or culture: ethnology
Word Origin
via French from Greek ethnos race
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Word Origin and History for ethno-

word-forming element meaning "race, culture," from Greek ethnos "people, nation, class, caste, tribe; a number of people accustomed to live together" (see ethnic). Used to form modern compounds in the social sciences.

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