- An example of lore is an ancient, mythical story about how the fox came to be.
- An example of a lore is a snake's face from its eyes to its nostrils.
- a teaching or being taught; instruction
- something taught
- knowledge or learning; specif., all the knowledge of a particular group or having to do with a particular subject, esp. that of a traditional nature
Origin of loreMiddle English ; from Old English lar, learning, teaching, akin to German lehre, teaching: see learn
Origin of loreModern Latin lorum ; from L, thong ; from Indo-European an unverified form wloro- ; from base an unverified form wel- from source Classical Greek eul?ra, reins
Origin of loreLatin l&omacron;rum, thong.
Origin of loreMiddle English, from Old English l&amacron;r; see leis-1 in Indo-European roots.
(countable and uncountable, plural lores)
- (anatomy) The region between the eyes and nostrils of birds, reptiles, and amphibians.
- (anatomy) The anterior portion of the cheeks of insects.
From Latin lorum (“thong, strap")
- (obsolete) past tense of lose