|1.||the study of society and of the relationship of individual members within society, including economics, history, political science, psychology, anthropology, and sociology|
|2.||any of these subjects studied individually|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|social science (sō'shəl) Pronunciation Key
Any of various disciplines that study human society and social relationships, including sociology, psychology, anthropology, economics, political science, and history.