from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The scientific study of music, especially traditional or non-Western music, as an aspect of culture.
- n. The comparative study of music of different cultures.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The study of music and culture; the study of music as it relates to its cultural context
From ethno- + music + -logy (Wiktionary)