culture hero


culture hero
cul′ture he`ro
n.
1) myt a mythical or mythicized historical figure who embodies the aspirations or ideals of a society
2) myt ant a mythical figure considered by a people to have founded its fundamental institutions or provided the basis for its subsistence
Etymology: 1945–50

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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