material culture

material culture

noun Sociology.
the aggregate of physical objects or artifacts used by a society.


Origin:
1925–30

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Main Entry:  material culture
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the physical objects created by a culture; the buildings, tools, and other artifacts created by the members of a society
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