semilegendary

adjective
semi·​leg·​end·​ary | \ ˌse-mē-ˈle-jən-ˌder-ē How to pronounce semilegendary (audio) , ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi- \

Definition of semilegendary

: having historical foundation but elaborated in legend

First Known Use of semilegendary

1866, in the meaning defined above

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“Semilegendary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semilegendary. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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