archeology

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French archéologie, from Ancient Greek ἀρχαιολογία (arkhaiología, antiquarian lore, ancient legends, history), from ἀρχαῖος (arkhaîos, primal, old, ancient) + λόγος (lógos, speech, oration, study). By surface analysis, equivalent to archi- + ology, but not coined in that way.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɑɹ.kɪˈɒl.ɘ.dʒɪ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

archeology (usually uncountable, plural archeologies)

  1. (American spelling) Alternative form of archaeology

Usage notes[edit]

Not be confused with archelogy.

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