Simple Definition of folklore
: traditional customs, beliefs, stories, and sayings
: ideas or stories that are not true but that many people have heard or read
Full Definition of folklore
1 : traditional customs, tales, sayings, dances, or art forms preserved among a people
2 : a branch of knowledge that deals with folklore
3 : an often unsupported notion, story, or saying that is widely circulated
Examples of folklore
The coyote appears in a great deal of Native American folklore.
the rich folklore of Louisiana
He can't tell the difference between fact and folklore.
First Known Use of folklore
Seen and Heard
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