archaeological


archaeological
/ahr'kee euh loj"i keuhl/, adj.
of or pertaining to archaeology.
Also, archaeologic, archeological, archeologic.
[1775-85; < Gk archaiologik(ós) (see ARCHAEOLOGY, -IC) + -AL1]

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