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1. The traditional beliefs, myths, tales, and practices of a people, transmitted orally.
2. The comparative study of folk knowledge and culture. Also called folkloristics.
a. A body of widely accepted but usually spurious notions about a place, group, or institution: Rumors of their antics became part of the folklore of Hollywood.
b. A popular but unfounded belief.

folk′lor′ic adj.
folk′lor′ish adj.
folk′lor′ist n.
folk′lor·is′tic adj.
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[ˈfəʊkˌlɔːrɪk] ADJfolklórico, folclórico
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