archeology

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French archéologie, from Ancient Greek ἀρχαιολογία (arkhaiología, antiquarian lore, ancient legends, history), from ἀρχαῖος (arkhaîos, primal, old, ancient) + λόγος (lógos, speech, oration, study).

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɑɹ.kɪˈɒl.ɘ.dʒɪ/

NounEdit

archeology (usually uncountable, plural archeologies)

  1. (American spelling) Alternative form of archaeology

Usage notesEdit

Not be confused with archelogy.

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