polytheism etymology

English word polytheism comes from Ancient Greek πλείων, English poly- (Many. Polymer.)

Detailed word origin of polytheism

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
πλείων Ancient Greek (grc)
poly- English (eng) Many. Polymer.
polythéisme French (fra) (religion) polytheism.
polytheism English (eng) The belief in the existence of multiple gods.

Words with the same origin as polytheism

Descendants of πλείων
pleo- pleonasm pleonasmic pleonectic
Descendants of poly-
polyamorous polyamory polyangular polycarbonate polycarpic polydeism polydiverse polyembryo polyester polyethylene polyfoam polygamous polyglandular polygraph polyketide polymer polyneuritis polyphonic polyphony polypropylene polystyrene polysulfone resin polyurethane polyvinyl styrofoam