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euhemerize

[yoo-hee-muh-rahyz, -hem-uh-]
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verb (used with or without object), eu·he·mer·ized, eu·he·mer·iz·ing.
  1. to treat or explain (myths) by euhemerism.
Also especially British, eu·he·mer·ise.

Origin of euhemerize

First recorded in 1840–50; Euhemer(us) + -ize
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euhemerize

euhemerise

verb
  1. to deal with or explain (myths) by euhemerism
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