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legendary

[ lej-uhn-der-ee ]
/ ˈlɛdʒ ənˌdɛr i /
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adjective
of, relating to, or of the nature of a legend.
celebrated or described in legend: a legendary hero.
noun, plural leg·end·ar·ies.
a collection of legends.
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Origin of legendary

From the Medieval Latin word legendārius, dating back to 1505–15. See legend, -ary

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British Dictionary definitions for legendary

legendary
/ (ˈlɛdʒəndərɪ, -drɪ) /

adjective
of or relating to legend
celebrated or described in a legend or legends
very famous or notorious
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