lore

noun (1)
\ˈlȯr \

Definition of lore 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 archaic : something that is taught : lesson

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 : a particular body of knowledge or tradition the lore of baseball heroes

lore

noun (2)

Definition of lore (Entry 2 of 2)

: 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

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Noun (2)

loreal \ˈlȯr-​ē-​əl \ adjective

First Known Use of lore

Noun (1)

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun (2)

1828, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lore

Noun (1)

Middle English, from Old English lār; akin to Old High German lēra doctrine, Old English leornian to learn

Noun (2)

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

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lore

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\ˈlȯr \

Kids Definition of lore

: common or traditional knowledge or belief baseball lore

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