leg-en-dar-y / lĕj-ən-dĕr-ē
1. based on an unverified story that has been handed down from earlier times
Perseus, one of the most renowned of the legendary heroes of antiquity, was the son of Zeus and Danae, daughter of Acrisius, king of Argos. From “Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome” by E.M. Berens
2. remarkable enough to be famous; very well known
Legendary service is one of the criteria that sets one company apart from its competitors.
Kim Garst, 1967 –