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ethnobiologyEthnobiologie (ger.)

  • The traditional knowledge and customs of a people concerning plants and animals; the scientific study or description of this. (OED 2014)  

    Ethnobiology is a field of investigation which, if properly and adequately pursued, is of great value.

    Castetter, E.F. (1935). Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest, 1. Uncultivated Native Plants Used as Sources of Food: 3.

Conklin, H.C. (1962). The lexicographical treatment of folk taxonomies. Int. J. Amer. Ling. 28, 119-411.

Berlin, B. (1993). Ethnobiological Classification.

Medin, D. & Atran, S. (eds.) (1998). Folk Biology.