There are 2 definitions of lore in English:

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Pronunciation: /lɔː
 
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noun

[mass noun]

Origin

Old English lār 'instruction', of Germanic origin: related to Dutch leer, German Lehre, also to learn.

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Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little

There are 2 definitions of lore in English:

lore2

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Pronunciation: /lɔː
 
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noun

Zoology
  • The surface on each side of a bird’s head between the eye and the upper base of the beak, or between the eye and nostril in snakes.
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    • With some birds, the lores presents the most conspicuous field mark.
    • It shared the same yellow lores, median crown stripe, and goatee-like black malar markings.
    • We determined the sex of birds in the field from the color of the lores (males black, females brown.

Origin

early 19th century: from Latin lorum 'strap'.

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