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noun (mythologies, -)
  1. (countable) The collection of myths of a people, concerning their origin, history, deity, deities, ancestors and heroes.
  2. (countable) A similar body of myths concerning an event, person or institution.
  3. (uncountable) The systematic collection and study of myths.
Translations:
  • French: mythologie(fr)f
  • Italian: mitologia(it)f
  • Dutch: mythologie(nl)f
  • German: Mythologie(de)f
  • Spanish: mitologí­a(es)f
Etymology: First attested in English in 1412. From French mythologie < Latin mythologia < Ancient Greek (polytonic, ) (mythologia) "legend" < (polytonic, ) (mythologeÅ) "I tell tales" < (polytonic, ) (mythologos) "legend" < (polytonic, á) (mythos) "story" + (polytonic, ) (legÅ) "I say"


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