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legendary

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English

Etymology

legend + -ary; from Middle Latin legendarius (Old French legendier), from Latin legenda. In English, both the noun and the adjective appear in the 16th century.

Adjective

legendary (not comparable)

Positive
legendary

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Of or pertaining to a legend or to legends.
  2. Appearing (solely) in legends.
  3. Having the splendor of a legend; fabled.
  4. Having unimaginable greatness.

Translations

Noun

Singular
legendary

Plural
legendaries

legendary (legendaries)
  1. (obsolete) A collection of legends, in particular of lives of saints.
  2. (obsolete) One who relates legends.

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