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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anthropology  \An`thro*pol"o*gy\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  man  +  -logy.] 
  1.  The  science  of  the  structure  and  functions  of  the  human 
  body. 
 
  2.  The  science  of  man;  --  sometimes  used  in  a  limited  sense 
  to  mean  the  study  of  man  as  an  object  of  natural  history, 
  or  as  an  animal. 
 
  3.  That  manner  of  expression  by  which  the  inspired  writers 
  attribute  human  parts  and  passions  to  God. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  anthropology 
  n  :  the  social  science  that  studies  the  origins  and  social 
  relationships  of  human  beings 




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