Definition of ethnological in English:

ethnological

adjective

  • See ethnology

    • ‘The most important theoretical framework is provided by detailed articles discussing basic religious ethnological concepts: rites of passage, sacrifice, mourning, ancestors, animism, etc.’
    • ‘Among the most fascinating items in the collection is an ethnological study of the life of the Welsh hill farmer.’
    • ‘Instead, she would like to see ethnological museums acknowledge these objects' power to enchant, to inspire people to search for meanings.’
    • ‘Time has been studied in different ways from ethnological and folkloristic angles.’
    • ‘I knew people from there because my photographs had been in an ethnological exhibition about Mongolia in Munich.’

Pronunciation

ethnological

/ɛθnəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/