traditional knowledge

(noun) “[K]nowledge gained through tradition or anecdote” (Princeton University 2010).

Audio Pronunciation: (tra·di·tion·al know·ledge)

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: traditional knowledges
  • Also called:
    • lore
    • indigenous knowledge
    • local knowledge
  • Type: folklore

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