legenda

plural noun
le·​gen·​da | \ lə̇ˈjendə \

Definition of legenda

: stories and other writings (as from a passional) to be read usually for edification

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History and Etymology for legenda

Medieval Latin, literally, things to be read, from Latin legenda, neuter plural of legendus, gerundive of legere to read, gather

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“Legenda.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/legenda. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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