Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The study of a society or culture by examining or analyzing its refuse.

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  • noun The anthropological study of society through refuse.

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  • noun the study of a society by analyzing its garbage

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[garb(age) + –logy.]

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garbage and -ology

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