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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lorelɔr, loʊr(n.)

  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.

  3. Archaic. the process or act of teaching; instruction. something that is taught; lesson.

Origin of lore:

bef. 950; ME; OE lār, c. OFris lāre, OS, OHG lēra; cf. learn

lorelɔr, loʊr(n.)

  1. the space between the eye and the bill of a bird, or a corresponding space in other animals, as snakes.

    Category: Zoology

Origin of lore:

1615–25; < NL lōrum, L: thong, strap

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lore, traditional knowledge(noun)

    knowledge gained through tradition or anecdote

    "early peoples passed on plant and animal lore through legend"


  1. lore(Noun)

    all the facts and traditions about a particular subject that have been accumulated over time through education or experience.

  2. lore(Noun)

    The backstory created around a fictional universe.

  3. lore(Noun)

    The region between the eyes and nostrils of birds, reptiles, and amphibians.

  4. Origin: lār, from West Germanic *laizā, from *lais- ‘to teach’. Cognate with Dutch leer, German Lehre.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lore(noun)

    the space between the eye and bill, in birds, and the corresponding region in reptiles and fishes

  2. Lore(noun)

    the anterior portion of the cheeks of insects

  3. Lore


  4. Lore(verb)

    that which is or may be learned or known; the knowledge gained from tradition, books, or experience; often, the whole body of knowledge possessed by a people or class of people, or pertaining to a particular subject; as, the lore of the Egyptians; priestly lore; legal lore; folklore

  5. Lore(verb)

    that which is taught; hence, instruction; wisdom; advice; counsel

  6. Lore(verb)



  1. Lore

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Anagrams of LORE

  1. Role

Translations for LORE

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


knowledge handed down on a subject

the lore of the sea.

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