1. (noun) A collection of stories that embody or explain the worldview of an individual or group (also called mythos).
Example: Greek mythology or Cherokee mythology.
2. (noun) The study of myths.
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- Plural: mythologies
- A (noun) mythologist studies (adjective) mythic or (adjective) mythical or (adjective) mythological or (adjective) mythopoeic topics such as (verb) mythicizing or (verb) mythologizing which is the act of creating myths by a (noun) mythmaker using process called (noun) mythopoeia or (noun) mythogyms which are core components of myths, additionally a (noun) mythographer writes (noun) mythographies, which are compilations of myths.