folklore

(noun) “[T]he unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture” (Princeton University 2010).

Audio Pronunciation: (folk·lore)

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: folklores
  • A (noun) folklorist studies (adjective) folkloric traditions.
  • Folklore is a type of traditional knowledge.
  • Informally called lore.

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References

Princeton University. 2010. “About WordNet.” WordNet. (http://wordnet.princeton.edu/wordnet).

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