polymythy

noun
po·​lym·​y·​thy | \ pəˈliməthē; ˈpälēˌmithē, -lə̇ˌm- \
plural -es

Definition of polymythy

: the inclusion of many or several stories or plots in one narrative or dramatic work

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History and Etymology for polymythy

New Latin polymythia, from Greek polymythos with many legends (from poly- + mythos myth) + New Latin -ia -y

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“Polymythy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polymythy. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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