quasi legendary

legendary

[lej-uhn-der-ee]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining 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:
1505–15; < Medieval Latin legendārius. See legend, -ary

legendarily, adverb
prelegendary, adjective
pseudolegendary, adjective
quasi-legendary, adjective
semilegendary, adjective


1. heroic, supernatural, strange, superhuman.
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legendary (ˈlɛdʒəndərɪ, -drɪ)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to legend
2.  celebrated or described in a legend or legends
3.  very famous or notorious

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