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Another word for mythology

  1. A body of traditional beliefs and notions accumulated about a particular subject

      1. A body of widely accepted but usually specious notions about a place, a group, or an institution:
      2. The comparative study of folk knowledge and culture.
      3. All of the unwritten traditional beliefs, legends, sayings, customs, etc. of a culture
      1. All such stories belonging to a particular group of people
      2. A title, brief description, or key accompanying an illustration or map
      3. An unverified story handed down from earlier times, especially one popularly believed to be historical.
      1. The space between the eye and the upper edge of the bill of a bird or between the eye and the nostril of a snake or fish
      2. (Archaic) A teaching or being taught; instruction
      3. Accumulated knowledge or beliefs held by a group about a subject, especially when passed from generation to generation by oral tradition.
      1. A popular belief or story that has become associated with a person, institution, or occurrence, especially one considered to illustrate a cultural ideal:
      2. A traditional, typically ancient story dealing with supernatural beings, ancestors, or heroes that serves as a fundamental type in the worldview of a people, as by explaining aspects of the natural world or delineating the psychology, customs, or ideals of society:
      3. Such stories collectively; mythology
      1. A story or set of stories relevant to or having a significant truth or meaning for a particular culture, religion, society, or other group.
      2. Mythology.
      3. Myth
      1. A set of such customs and usages viewed as a coherent body of precedents influencing the present:
      2. A precept or a body of precepts that are not written in the sacred book of a religion, such as the Bible, but are considered holy or true.
      3. The passing down of elements of a culture from generation to generation, especially by oral communication:
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Another word for mythology

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