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The branch of ethnobotany that deals archaeologically with the remains of plants cultivated or used by human beings.
- ‘Areas of particular interest include: crop evolution, domestication, crop-weed relationships, related wild species, history of cultivated plants including palaeoethnobotany.’
- ‘Palaeoethnobotany, as a field of inquiry, draws upon several types of archaeobotanical analyses.’
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.