anthropogeny

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Etymology[edit]

anthropo- +‎ -geny, attested 1839. As it were from a Greek *ἀνθρωπογένεια(*anthrōpogéneia), hypothetical abstract noun of ἀνθρωπογενής(anthrōpogenḗs, born of man).

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anthropogeny ‎(usually uncountable, plural anthropogenies)

  1. The study of human origins, human generation, or the origin and development of man.

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