euhemerize

[ yoo-hee-muh-rahyz, -hem-uh- ]
/ yuˈhi məˌraɪz, -ˈhɛm ə- /

verb (used with or without object), eu·he·mer·ized, eu·he·mer·iz·ing.

to treat or explain (myths) by euhemerism.

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Also especially British, eu·he·mer·ise.

Origin of euhemerize

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

euhemerize

euhemerise

/ (juːˈhiːməˌraɪz) /

verb

to deal with or explain (myths) by euhemerism
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