Ethno-



1.
a combining form meaning ”race,” “people,” or “culture,” used in the formation of compound words: ethnography;
ethnogenic.
combining form
1.
indicating race, people, or culture: ethnology

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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    [eth-noh-bot-n-ee] /ˌɛθ noʊˈbɒt n i/ noun 1. the plant lore and agricultural customs of a people. 2. Anthropology. the systematic study of such lore and customs. /ˌɛθnəʊˈbɒtənɪ/ noun 1. the branch of botany concerned with the use of plants in folklore, religion, etc

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    [eth-noh-bot-n-ee] /ˌɛθ noʊˈbɒt n i/ noun 1. the plant lore and agricultural customs of a people. 2. Anthropology. the systematic study of such lore and customs. /ˌɛθnəʊˈbɒtənɪ/ noun 1. the branch of botany concerned with the use of plants in folklore, religion, etc



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