Meaning of “folk tale” in the English Dictionary

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"folk tale" in British English

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folk talenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfəʊk ˌteɪl/ us /ˈfoʊk ˌteɪl/

a story that parents have passed on to their children through speech over many years

(Definition of “folk tale” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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