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mythology


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mythology  \My*thol"o*gy\,  n.;  pl  {Mythologies}.  [F.  mythologie, 
  L.  mythologia,  Gr  myqologi`a;  my^qos,  fable,  myth  +  lo`gos 
  speech,  discourse.] 
  1.  The  science  which  treats  of  myths;  a  treatise  on  myths. 
 
  2.  A  body  of  myths;  esp.,  the  collective  myths  which  describe 
  the  gods  of  a  heathen  people;  as  the  mythology  of  the 
  Greeks. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  mythology 
  n  1:  myths  collectively;  the  body  of  stories  associated  with  a 
  culture  or  institution  or  person 
  2:  the  study  of  myths 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  MYTHOLOGY,  n.  The  body  of  a  primitive  people's  beliefs  concerning  its 
  origin,  early  history,  heroes,  deities  and  so  forth,  as  distinguished 
  from  the  true  accounts  which  it  invents  later 
 
 
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