mythopoeia

noun mytho·poe·ia \ ˌmi-thə-ˈpē-ə \

Definition of mythopoeia

: a creating of myth : a giving rise to myths

mythopoeic

play \-ˈpē-ik\ or less commonly mythopoetic play \-pō-ˈe-tik\ or mythopoetical play \-ti-kəl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of mythopoeia

Late Latin, from Greek mythopoiia, from mythopoiein to make a myth, from mythos + poiein to make — more at poet


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