mythoi

mythoi

[mith-oi, mahy-thoi]
noun
plural of mythos.
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mythos

[mith-os, mahy-thos]
noun, plural mythoi [mith-oi, mahy-thoi] .
1.
the underlying system of beliefs, especially those dealing with supernatural forces, characteristic of a particular cultural group.
2.
myth ( def 1 ).
3.
mythology ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1745–55; < Greek mȳ́thos; see myth

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mythos (ˈmaɪθɒs, ˈmɪθɒs)
 
n , pl -thoi
1.  the complex of beliefs, values, attitudes, etc, characteristic of a specific group or society
2.  myth another word for mythology

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