Chapter 4 vocab

Custom

The frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it becomes characteristic of the group of people performing the act

Folk culture

Culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rural group living in relative isolation from other groups

Habit

A repetitive act performed by a particular individual

Popular culture

Culture found a large, heterogeneous society that shares certain habits despite differences in other personal characteristics

Taboo

A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom

Terroir

The contribution of a locations distinctive physical features to the way food tastes