- a collection of legends.
Origin of legendary
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1. heroic, supernatural, strange, superhuman.
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- of or relating to legend
- celebrated or described in a legend or legends
- very famous or notorious
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Word Origin and History for legendaries
mid-16c., from Medieval Latin legendarius, from legenda (see legend). Earlier it was a noun meaning "a collection of legends" (1510s).
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