archeology (esp. Brit. archaeology) NOUN the study of human history and prehistory through the excavation of sites and the analysis of physical remains.
DERIVATIVES archeologic adjective archeological adjective archeologist noun.
ORIGIN from Greek arkhaios 'ancient' .

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  • archeological — adj. 1. of or pertaining to archeology. archeological excavations [WordNet 1.5] 2. related to or dealing with or devoted to archaeology. an archeological dig Syn: archaeological, archaeologic, archeologic [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • archeological — (adj.) alternative spelling of archaeological (see ARCHAEOLOGY (Cf. archaeology)). Also see AE (Cf. ae) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Archeological — Archeology Ar che*ol o*gy, n., Archeological Ar che*o*log ic*al, a. the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures. Same as {Arch[ae]ology}, etc. Syn: archaeology, Arch[ae]ology [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • archeological — ar|che|o|log|i|cal [ ,arkiə ladʒıkl ] another spelling of archaeological …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • archeological — adj. of archeology, pertaining to the study of ancient cultures through their artifacts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • archeological — ar·che·o·log·i·cal …   English syllables

  • archeological — UK [ˌɑː(r)kɪəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l] / US [ˌɑrkɪəˈlɑdʒɪk(ə)l] mainly American archaeological …   English dictionary

  • archeological — /ˌakiəˈlɒdʒɪkəl/ (say .ahkeeuh lojikuhl) adjective → archaeological …   Australian English dictionary

  • archeological — adjective related to or dealing with or devoted to archaeology (Freq. 1) an archaeological dig a dramatic archaeological discovery • Syn: ↑archaeological, ↑archaeologic, ↑archeologic • Pertains to noun: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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