|1.||the unwritten literature of a people as expressed in folk tales, proverbs, riddles, songs, etc|
|2.||the body of stories and legends attached to a particular place, group, activity, etc: Hollywood folklore; rugby folklore|
|3.||the anthropological discipline concerned with the study of folkloric materials|
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
Traditional stories and legends, transmitted orally (rather than in writing) from generation to generation. The stories of Paul Bunyan are examples of American folklore.