[ pol-ee-thee-is-tik ]
/ ˌpɒl i θiˈɪs tɪk /


pertaining to, characterized by, or adhering to polytheism, the doctrine that there is more than one god or many gods: Science thrived in the polytheistic culture of ancient Greece.

Nearby words

  1. polytene,
  2. polytene chromosome,
  3. polytetrafluoroethylene,
  4. polytheism,
  5. polytheist,
  6. polythelia,
  7. polythene,
  8. polythiazide,
  9. polytomography,
  10. polytomy

Sometimes pol·y·the·is·ti·cal.

Origin of polytheistic

Related formspol·y·the·is·ti·cal·ly, adverb

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