Pronunciation: (mith'os, mī'thos), [key]
—pl. myth•oiPronunciation: (mith'oi, mī'thoi). [key]
1. the underlying system of beliefs, esp. those dealing with supernatural forces, characteristic of a particular cultural group.
2. myth (def. 1).
3. mythology (def. 1).
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