oral tradition

Definition of oral tradition

  1. :  the stories, beliefs, etc., that a group of people share by telling stories and talking to each other

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  uttered by the mouth or in words :  spoken

    :  using speech or the lips especially in teaching the deaf

    :  of, given through, or involving the mouth

  1. :  an inherited, established, or customary pattern of thought, action, or behavior (such as a religious practice or a social custom)

    :  a belief or story or a body of beliefs or stories relating to the past that are commonly accepted as historical though not verifiable

    :  the handing down of information, beliefs, and customs by word of mouth or by example from one generation to another without written instruction

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to cast off or become cast off

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