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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