from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The study of a society or culture by examining or analyzing its refuse.
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- n. The anthropological study of society through refuse.
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- n. the study of a society by analyzing its garbage
garb(age) + -logy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
garbage and -ology (Wiktionary)