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pantheon

See also: Pantheon

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EtymologyEdit

First coined 1300, from Ancient Greek Πάνθειον (Pántheion, a temple of all gods), neuter of πάνθειος (pántheios, of or common to all gods), from πᾶν (pân, all, everything), neuter of πᾶς (pâs, all, the whole) + θεῖος (theîos, of or for the gods), from θεός (theós, god)

NounEdit

pantheon (plural pantheons or panthea)

  1. a temple dedicated to all the gods
  2. (mythology) all the gods of a particular people or religion, particularly the ancient Greek gods residing on Olympus, considered as a group
  3. a category or classification denoting the most honored persons of a group
    • 2012-09-08 Richard, Williams, “Sports - Olypics - Usain Bolt”, [1], pages [2]:
      Usain Bolt seals his place in the pantheon with stunning fifth gold

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pantheon

  1. pantheon (the gods of a religion as a group)
  2. pantheon (temple or monument)

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