from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To explain or interpret euhemeristically.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. to explain or interpret something using the theory of Euhemeros

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To interpret (mythology) on the theory of euhemerism.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To treat or explain in the manner of Euhemerus; treat or explain rationalistically: as, to euhemerize a myth (that is, to explain it as being founded on a basis of history). See euhemerism.
  • To believe in or practise euhemerism; treat or explain myths euhemeristically.


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  • Nor am I concerned to euhemerize the, to us, mythical absurdity of 500 bereaved mothers all finding their way to one woman, illustrious teacher and herself bereaved mother though she might be.

    Psalms of the Sisters


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