noun \ˈlr\

Definition of LORE

archaic :  something that is taught :  lesson
:  something that is learned:
a :  knowledge gained through study or experience
b :  traditional knowledge or belief
:  a particular body of knowledge or tradition

Origin of LORE

Middle English, from Old English lār; akin to Old High German lēra doctrine, Old English leornian to learn
First Known Use: before 12th century



Definition of LORE

:  the space between the eye and bill in a bird or the corresponding region in a reptile or fish
lo·re·al \ˈlr-ē-əl\ adjective

Origin of LORE

New Latin lorum, from Latin, thong, rein; akin to Greek eulēra reins
First Known Use: 1828


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