Definition of Euhemeristic

1. a. Of or pertaining to euhemerism.



Definition of Euhemeristic

1. Adjective. of or relating to euhemerism ¹

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Definition of Euhemeristic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Euhemeristic

euglycemic
euglyphid
euglyphids
eugnathia
eugnathic anomaly
eugnosia
eugonadal
eugonic
eugsterite
euharmonic
euhedral
euhedrally
euhemerism
euhemerisms
euhemerist
euhemeristic (current term)
euhemeristically
euhemerists
euhemerization
euhemerize
euhemerized
euhemerizes
euhemerizing
euhydration
euisopoda
euk
eukarya
eukaryon
eukaryons
eukaryophilic

Literary usage of Euhemeristic

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1. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1897)
"In this evidence, when sifted and examined and cleared of its euhemeristic twist, one finds a Rabelaisian element, a Gargantuan smack, one finds " the Folk ..."

2. The Classical Mythology of Milton's English Poems by Charles Grosvenor Osgood (1900)
"He is also generally represented by later euhemeristic writers as a king who, ... Mythologie, especially the section on euhemeristic interpretation. ..."

3. Manual of antenatal pathology and hygiene by John William Ballantyne (1904)
"This view may be called euhemeristic, and for the following reason. ... On this euhemeristic hypothesis it is easy to account for the teratological ..."

4. The Evolution of the Idea of God: An Inquiry Into the Origins of Religion by Grant Allen (1908)
"... rationalising guesses as primitive, and the real old tradition of the slaughtered virgin as a myth of explanation of " the later euhemeristic Syrians. ..."

5. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang (1909)
"The euhemeristic theory that he was a ghost of a dead man is absurd. But as we are now among polytheists it may be argued that, given a crowd of gods on the ..."

6. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the edited by Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar (1920)
"Saxo-Grammaticus gives an euhemeristic outline of the mythology, ie, ... The euhemeristic interpretation of Teutonic myths was superseded by the physical ..."

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