from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Discipline for publishing treatises of any antiquity or antiquities.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A description of, or a treatise on, antiquity or antiquities.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A treatise on antiquity; a description of antiquities in general, or of any particular branch or series.


Formed as archæ- + -o- + -graphy, after the Ancient Greek ἀρχαιογράφος (arkhaiographos, "the writing of antiquities"). (Wiktionary)


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