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euhemerize

[ yoo-hee-muh-rahyz, -hem-uh- ]
/ yu藞hi m蓹藢ra瑟z, -藞h蓻m 蓹- /
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verb (used with or without object), eu路he路mer路ized, eu路he路mer路iz路ing.
to treat or explain (myths) by euhemerism.
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Also especially British, eu路he路mer路ise .

Origin of euhemerize

First recorded in 1840鈥50; Euhemer(us) + -ize
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British Dictionary definitions for euhemerize

euhemerize

euhemerise

/ (ju藧藞hi藧m蓹藢ra瑟z) /

verb
to deal with or explain (myths) by euhemerism
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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