Meaning of lore


Pronunciation: (lôr, lōr), [key]
— n.
  1. the body of knowledge, esp. of a traditional, anecdotal, or popular nature, on a particular subject: the lore of herbs.
  2. learning, knowledge, or erudition.
    1. the process or act of teaching; instruction.
    2. something that is taught; lesson.


Pronunciation: (lôr, lōr), [key]
— n. Zool.
  1. the space between the eye and the bill of a bird, or a corresponding space in other animals, as snakes.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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