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Meaning of “folk tale” in the English Dictionary

"folk tale" in British English

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folk talenoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​story that ​parents have ​passed on to ​theirchildren through ​speech over many ​years
(Definition of folk tale from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “folk tale”
in Chinese (Simplified) 民间传说,民间故事…
in Chinese (Traditional) 民間傳說,民間故事…
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