ethnographer


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eth·nog·ra·phy

 (ĕth-nŏg′rə-fē)
n.
1. The branch of anthropology that deals with the description of specific human cultures, using methods such as close observation and interviews.
2. A text produced using such methods.

eth·nog′ra·pher n.
eth′no·graph′ic (ĕth′nə-grăf′ĭk), eth′no·graph′i·cal adj.
eth′no·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
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Noun1.ethnographer - an anthropologist who does ethnography
anthropologist - a social scientist who specializes in anthropology
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Translations

ethnographer

[eθˈnɒgrəfəʳ] Netnógrafo/a m/f
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ethnographer

nVölkerkundler(in) m(f)
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