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folk tale

folk tale

 
pronunciation:
fok teIl
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part of speech: noun
definition: a story of anonymous authorship, passed on orally by the common people of a region or country, and often incorporating the myths and legends of that people, or including a moral.
similar words:
fable
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  literature, myth, tradition