Definition of Pitt-Rivers, Augustus in US English:

Pitt-Rivers, Augustus

proper noun

  • (1827–1900), English archaeologist and anthropologist; full name Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt-Rivers. He developed a new scientific approach to archaeology. His collection of weapons and artifacts from different cultures formed the basis of the ethnological museum in Oxford that bears his name.


Pitt-Rivers, Augustus

/ˌpit ˈrivərz/