from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To explain or interpret euhemeristically.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive to explain or interpret something using the theory of Euhemeros


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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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