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agriology

ag·ri·ol·o·gy
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ag-ree-ol-uh-jee]
    • /ˌæg riˈɒl ə dʒi/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ag-ree-ol-uh-jee]
    • /ˌæg riˈɒl ə dʒi/

Definitions of agriology word

  • noun agriology the study of primitive peoples 3
  • noun agriology the study of the customs of nonliterate peoples whose culture is marked by a simple technology 3
  • noun agriology the comparative study of nonliterate cultures. 1
  • noun agriology The comparative study of primitive, illiterate or "savage" cultures. 0

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Origin of agriology

First appearance:

before 1875
One of the 25% newest English words
1875-80; < Greek ágrio(s) uncultivated, wild (agr(ós) field + -ios adj. suffix) + -logy

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Parts of speech for Agriology

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

agriology popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 46% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 60% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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