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legendary

[lej-uh n-der-ee] /ˈlɛdʒ ənˌdɛr i/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or of the nature of a legend.
2.
celebrated or described in legend:
a legendary hero.
noun, plural legendaries.
3.
a collection of legends.
Origin
1505-1515
1505-15; < Medieval Latin legendārius. See legend, -ary
Related forms
legendarily, adverb
prelegendary, adjective
pseudolegendary, adjective
quasi-legendary, adjective
semilegendary, adjective
Synonyms
1. heroic, supernatural, strange, superhuman.
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British Dictionary definitions for legend aries

legendary

/ˈlɛdʒəndərɪ; -drɪ/
adjective
1.
of or relating to legend
2.
celebrated or described in a legend or legends
3.
very famous or notorious
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Word Origin and History for legend aries

legendary

adj.

mid-16c., from Medieval Latin legendarius, from legenda (see legend). Earlier it was a noun meaning "a collection of legends" (1510s).

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