Etymology
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mythology (n.)

early 15c., "exposition of myths, the investigation and interpretation of myths," from Late Latin mythologia, from Greek mythologia "legendary lore, a telling of mythic legends; a legend, story, tale," from mythos "myth" (a word of unknown origin; see myth) + -logia (see -logy "study"). Meaning "a body or system of myths" is recorded by 1781.

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Definitions of mythology

mythology (n.)
myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person;
mythology (n.)
the study of myths;
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