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Meaning of MYTHOLOGY

Pronunciation:  mi'thâlujee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the study of myths
  2. [n]  myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person
 

MYTHOLOGY is a 9 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, classical mythology, collection, cultural anthropology, myth, Norse mythology, social anthropology

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adventure story, allegory, ancient wisdom, apologue, archetypal myth, archetypal pattern, bedtime story, common law, custom, detective story, fable, fabliau, fairy lore, fairy tale, fairyism, fantasy, fiction, folk motif, folk story, folklore, folktale, gest, ghost story, horse opera, immemorial usage, legend, lore, love story, Marchen, Mishnah, mystery, mystery story, myth, mythical lore, mythicism, mythos, nursery tale, parable, racial memory, romance, science fiction, shocker, space fiction, space opera, Spiritus Mundi, stories, Sunna, suspense story, Talmud, thriller, tradition, traditionalism, traditionality, Western, Western story, Westerner, whodunit, work of fiction
 

 

 

 

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