archaeological etymology

English word archaeological comes from English -ical, English archaeology

Detailed word origin of archaeological

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ical English (eng) Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning "of or pertaining to"; adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
archaeology English (eng) The study of the past by excavation and analysis of its material remains:.
archaeological English (eng) Relating to the science or research of archaeology.

Words with the same origin as archaeological

Descendants of -ical
biblical biological geological mythical neurological pathological philosophical psychological technological zoo
Descendants of archaeology