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Meaning of mythos

myth•os

Pronunciation: (mith'os, mī'thos), [key]
— pl. myth•oi
  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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