Definitions

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  • n. One who practices ethnology.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One versed in ethnology; a student of ethnology.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One skilled in ethnology; a student of ethnology.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an anthropologist who studies ethnology

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Examples

  • Our ethnologist was the famous Professor David Barr, of Oxford.

    Dwellers in the Mirage

  • (They were basic, too, in books such as ethnologist James Cowles Prichard's monumental compendium Researches into the Physical History of Mankind.

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  • Also in 1862, the ethnologist John Beddoe published his “Index of Negrescence,” which measured the blackness of Europeans.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • The University of Pennsylvania archaeologist and ethnologist Daniel G. Brinton argued in 1890 that the dark continent was “the cradle of the Semites.”

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • "Despite being an important part of contemporary culture, videogames hadn't yet found their place in museums," says Mr. Clais, an ethnologist and curator of the China section at the Musée Guimet, France's national museum for Asian arts, who wrote his doctoral thesis on videogames and computers.

    The Art of the Videogame

  • The mere preservation in a museum for items such as these has always struck me as the approach of people to whom they are just the objects of abstract interest like that of the ethnologist, not a part of their living tradition.

    Spectacular Vestments from the Treasury of St. John Lateran

  • Bizarre, perhaps, it was, and Oriental enough to puzzle any passing ethnologist.

    THE STORY OF JEES UCK

  • Gordon then sent photos of his discovery to famed ethnologist and archeologist Matthew Williams Stirling, who had described spheres beautifully worked by pre-Columbian natives of Costa Rica.

    Las Piedras Bola: the great stone balls of Ahualulco

  • In 1897, Carl Lumholtz, the famous Norwegian ethnologist, who spent several years living with remote Indian tribes in Mexico, ... read more beverages

    Did You Know? Some tequila is priced at $225,000

  • In 1897, Carl Lumholtz, the famous Norwegian ethnologist, who spent several years living with remote Indian tribes in Mexico, found that the Huichol Indians in eastern Nayarti distilled agave juice using simple pot stills, the pots being quite unlike any other Spanish or pre-Columbian vessels.

    Did You Know? Tequila dates from the sixteenth century

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