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lore

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noun \ˈlȯr\

Definition of lore

  1. 1 archaic :  something that is taught :  lesson

  2. 2 :  something that is learned:a :  knowledge gained through study or experience <the lore of religious architecture>b :  traditional knowledge or belief <tribal lore>

  3. 3 :  a particular body of knowledge or tradition <the lore of baseball heroes>

Origin and Etymology 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


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lore

noun

Definition of lore

  1. :  the space between the eye and bill in a bird or the corresponding region in a reptile or fish —usually used in plural <dark lores>

loreal

play \ˈlȯr-ē-əl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of lore

New Latin lorum, from Latin, thong, rein; akin to Greek eulēra reins


First Known Use: 1828


LORE Defined for Kids

lore

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noun \ˈlȯr\

Definition of lore for Students

  1. :  common or traditional knowledge or belief <baseball lore>



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