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 (mĭth′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) also myth·o·log·ic (-ĭk)
1. Of, relating to, or recorded in myths or mythology.
2. Fabulous; imaginary.

myth′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
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(ˌmɪθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or


1. (Classical Myth & Legend) of or relating to mythology
2. (Classical Myth & Legend) mythical
ˌmythoˈlogically adv
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(ˌmɪθ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl)

also myth`o•log′ic,

1. of or pertaining to mythology.
2. imaginary; fictitious.
[1605–15; < Late Latin mȳthologic(us) < Greek mȳthologikós]
myth`o•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.mythological - based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity; "mythical centaurs"; "the fabulous unicorn"
unreal - lacking in reality or substance or genuineness; not corresponding to acknowledged facts or criteria; "ghosts and other unreal entities"; "unreal propaganda serving as news"
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adjective legendary, fabulous, fabled, traditional, invented, heroic, imaginary, mythical, mythic, folkloric the mythological beast that was part lion, part goat
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Of or existing only in myths:
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goîsagnalegur, goîfræîilegur


[ˌmɪθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] ADJmitológico
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[ˌmɪθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] adjmythologique
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[ˌmɪθəˈlɒdʒɪkl] adjmitologico/a
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(miθ) noun
an ancient, fictional story, especially one dealing with gods, heroes etc.
ˈmythical adjective
ˈmythically adverb
mythology (miˈθolədʒi) noun
(a collection of) myths.
ˌmythoˈlogical (-ˈlo-) adjective
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