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folklore

folk·lore

folklore

 
pronunciation:
fok lor
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part of speech: noun
definition: the stories and ways of a group of people from a certain place or country. Such stories and traditions are handed down through the years from one generation to the next.
similar words:
myth
derivations: folkloric (adj.), folkloristic (adj.), folklorist (n.)
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