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Myth definition:

a traditional story, especially one concerning the early history of a people or explaining some natural or social phenomenon, and typically involving supernatural beings or events.

a widely held but false belief or idea.

Mythology:

collection/study of myths

So, @KeshavSrinivasan's comment :

And by the way, while the word myth has these two disparate meanings in English, the word mythology has only one meaning and that is related to the non-pejorative usage of the word myth, i.e. "a traditional story, especially one concerning the early history of a people or explaining some natural or social phenomenon, and typically involving supernatural beings or events."

doesn't seem to have google's blessing, since mythology is just a collection of myths, which could mean collection of facts, or collection of lies.

Suppose there was a word called 'blakawaka', which had these 2 meanings:

  1. something that happened in the past that people believe

  2. something that did not happen in the past that people believe

and blakawakology:

collection/study of blakawakas

Will we now use the blakawakology tag for questions asking about mahabharata/ramayana ?

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    This question is not needed now as you have posted the same thing as an answer to linked question. – Sarvabhouma Feb 8 '19 at 19:11

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