legend + -ary; from Middle Latin legendarius' Earlier it was a noun meaning "a collection of legends" (1510s).' (Old French legendier), from Latin legenda. In English, both the noun and the adjective appear in the 16th century.
legendary (not comparable)
- Of or pertaining to a legend or to legends.
- Appearing (solely) in legends.
- Having the splendor of a legend; fabled.
- Having unimaginable greatness; excellent
legendary (plural legendaries)