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  • English Word Myth Definition A story of great but unknown age which originally embodied a belief regarding some fact or phenomenon of experience, and in which often the forces of nature and of the soul are personified; an ancient legend of a god, a hero, the origin of a race, etc.; a wonder story of prehistoric origin; a popular fable which is, or has been, received as historical.
  • English Word Myth Definition A person or thing existing only in imagination, or whose actual existence is not verifiable.
  • English Word Mythe Definition See Myth.
  • English Word Mythic Definition Alt. of Mythical
  • English Word Mythical Definition Of or relating to myths; described in a myth; of the nature of a myth; fabulous; imaginary; fanciful.
  • English Word Mythographer Definition A composer of fables.
  • English Word Mythologer Definition A mythologist.
  • English Word Mythologian Definition A mythologist.
  • English Word Mythologic Definition Alt. of Mythological
  • English Word Mythological Definition Of or pertaining to mythology or to myths; mythical; fabulous.
  • English Word Mythologies Definition of Mythology
  • English Word Mythologist Definition One versed in, or who writes on, mythology or myths.
  • English Word Mythologize Definition To relate, classify, and explain, or attempt to explain, myths; to write upon myths.
  • English Word Mythologize Definition To construct and propagate myths.
  • English Word Mythologizer Definition One who, or that which, mythologizes.
  • English Word Mythologue Definition A fabulous narrative; a myth.
  • English Word Mythology Definition The science which treats of myths; a treatise on myths.
  • English Word Mythology Definition A body of myths; esp., the collective myths which describe the gods of a heathen people; as, the mythology of the Greeks.
  • English Word Mythoplasm Definition A narration of mere fable.
  • English Word Mythopoeic Definition Making or producing myths; giving rise to mythical narratives.
  • English Word Mythopoetic Definition Making or producing myths or mythical tales.
  • English Word Mytiloid Definition Like, or pertaining to, the genus Mytilus, or family Mytilidae.
  • English Word Mytilotoxine Definition A poisonous base (leucomaine) found in the common mussel. It either causes paralysis of the muscles, or gives rise to convulsions, including death by an accumulation of carbonic acid in the blood.
  • English Word Mytilus Definition A genus of marine bivalve shells, including the common mussel. See Illust. under Byssus.
  • English Word Myxa Definition The distal end of the mandibles of a bird.
  • English Word Myxine Definition A genus of marsipobranchs, including the hagfish. See Hag, 4.
  • English Word Myxinoid Definition A hagfish.
  • English Word Myxinoid Definition Like, or pertaining to, the genus Myxine.
  • English Word Myxocystodea Definition A division of Infusoria including the Noctiluca. See Noctiluca.
  • English Word Myxoma Definition A tumor made up of a gelatinous tissue resembling that found in the umbilical cord.