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Accumulated knowledge or beliefs held by a group about a subject, especially when passed from generation to generation by oral tradition. See Synonyms at knowledge.
The space between the eye and the base of the bill of a bird or between the eye and nostril of a snake.
[Latin lōrum, thong.]
lor′e·al (lôr′ē-əl) adj.
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1. collective knowledge or wisdom on a particular subject, esp of a traditional nature
2. knowledge or learning
3. archaic teaching, or something that is taught
[Old English lār; related to leornian to learn]
1. (Zoology) the surface of the head of a bird between the eyes and the base of the bill
2. (Zoology) the corresponding area in a snake or fish
[C19: from New Latin lōrum, from Latin: strap]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. the body of knowledge, esp. of a traditional, anecdotal, or popular nature, on a particular subject: nature lore; local lore.
2. learning, knowledge, or erudition.
a. the process or act of teaching; instruction.
b. something that is taught; lesson.
[before 950; Middle English; Old English lār, c. Old Frisian lāre, Old Saxon, Old High German lēra; compare learn]
the space between the eye and the bill of a bird, or a corresponding space in other animals, as snakes.
[1615–25; < New Latin lōrum, Latin: thong, strap]
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lore- Originally meant "the act of teaching" or a "piece of instruction, lesson."
See also related terms for instruction.
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|Noun||1.||lore - knowledge gained through tradition or anecdote; "early peoples passed on plant and animal lore through legend"|
cognitive content, mental object, content - the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
old wives' tale - a bit of lore passed on by word of mouth
folklore - the unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture
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1. traditions, sayings, experience, saws, teaching, beliefs, wisdom, doctrine, mythos, folk-wisdom, traditional wisdom the Book of the Sea, which was stuffed with sailors' lore.
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1. That which is known about a specific subject or situation:
2. A body of traditional beliefs and notions accumulated about a particular subject:
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معرِفَه متوارَثَه عن موضوع
lore[lɔːʳ] N → saber m popular
in local lore → según la tradición local
he knows a lot about plant lore → sabe mucho de plantas
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lore[ˈlɔːr] n → traditions fpl
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knowledge handed down on a subject. the lore of the sea. wysheid, kundigheid معرِفَه متوارَثَه عن موضوع знания conhecimento tradice die Lehre overlevering λαϊκή παράδοσηsaber õpetus فرهنگ نژادی perimätieto traditionsתורה, ידע विधा, जनश्रुति predaja, znanost tudomány hikayat (þjóðlegur) fróðleikur sapere 伝承 콧등 tradicinis žinojimas, išmintis zināšanas (noteiktā nozarē) tradisi overgeleverde kennis tradisjon; kunnskapwiedza كيسه،يو معلوماتى روايت conhecimento cunoştinţe знания tradícia izročilo poznavanje kunskap, kännedom, lära ความรู้ที่ถ่ายทอดสืบต่อกันมา bilgi 流傳的知識 практичні знання کسی موضوع پر روایات کا مجموعہ tri thức 学问，知识
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