- to treat or explain (myths) by euhemerism.
Also especially British, eu·he·mer·ise.
Origin of euhemerize
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Examples from the Web for euhemerized
The story of the "Children preserved" is not very clearly told, and Saxo seems to have euhemerized.The Danish History, Books I-IX
Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
The legend of Quetzalcoatl, as the Aztecs transmitted it to the Spaniards, is a motley concatenation of euhemerized myths.
The legend of Manco Capac, which is still current amongst the people, has been euhemerized.
- to deal with or explain (myths) by euhemerism
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