- n. study of customs of primitive peoples.
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Agriology — Ag ri*ol o*gy ([a^]g r[i^]*[o^]l [ o]*j[y^]), n. [Gr. ? wild, savage + logy.] Description or comparative study of the customs of savage or uncivilized tribes. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
agriology — (n.) study of prehistoric human customs, 1878, from agrio , from Gk. agrios wild, lit. living in the fields, from agros field (see ACRE (Cf. acre)) + LOGY (Cf. logy). Related: Agriologist (n.), 1875 … Etymology dictionary
agriology — [ag΄rē äl′ə jē] n. [< Gr agrios, wild < agros, field (see ACRE) + LOGY] the study of the customs of nonliterate peoples whose culture is marked by a simple technology … English World dictionary
agriology — agriological /ag ree euh loj i keuhl/, adj. agriologist, n. /ag ree ol euh jee/, n. the comparative study of nonliterate cultures. [1875 80; < Gk ágrio(s) uncultivated, wild (agr(ós) field + ios adj. suffix) + LOGY] * * * … Universalium
agriology — noun The comparative study of primitive, illiterate or savage cultures … Wiktionary
agriology — the comparative study of primitive peoples Sciences and Studies … Phrontistery dictionary
agriology — ag·ri·ol·o·gy … English syllables
agriology — ˌagrēˈäləjē noun ( es) Etymology: agrio + logy : the comparative study of the customs of nonliterate peoples … Useful english dictionary
Agriologist — Ag ri*ol o*gist ([a^]g r[i^]*[o^]l [ o]*j[i^]st), n. One versed or engaged in agriology. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Sciences and Studies — This list defines 633 sciences, arts and studies of various degrees of respectability and rarity, ranging from the common and esteemed (chemistry) to the obscure and quirky (peristerophily). Over the past century, the range and scope of… … Phrontistery dictionary