from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of archaeology.
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- n. Alternative spelling of archaeology.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures. Same as archæology, etc.
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- n. the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
From Middle French archéologie, from Ancient Greek ἀρχαιολογία (arkhaiologia, "antiquarian lore, ancient legends, history"), from ἀρχαῖος (arkhaios, "primal, old, ancient") + λόγος (logos, "speech, oration, study"). (Wiktionary)