Mythic Myth"ic, Mythical Myth"ic*al, a. [L. mythicus, Gr. ?. See {Myth}.] Of or relating to myths; described in a myth; of the nature of a myth; fabulous; imaginary; fanciful; mythological. -- {Myth"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

The mythic turf where danced the nymphs. --Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster]

Hengist and Horsa, Vortigern and Rowena, Arthur and Mordred, are mythical persons, whose very existence may be questioned. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

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