noun (mythologies, -)
- (countable) The collection of myths of a people, concerning their origin, history, deity, deities, ancestors and heroes.
- (countable) A similar body of myths concerning an event, person or institution.
- (uncountable) The systematic collection and study of myths.
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"
- French: mythologie(fr)f
- Italian: mitologia(it)f
- Dutch: mythologie(nl)f
- German: Mythologie(de)f
- Spanish: mitología(es)f
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