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folk tale

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  • nounstory that is passed down
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Synonyms for folk tale

noun story that is passed down
  • folk history
  • folk story
  • legend
  • myth
  • tradition

More words related to folk tale

legend

noun. story of the past, often fictitious
  • fable
  • fiction
  • folk story
  • folk tale
  • folklore
  • lore
  • myth
  • mythology
  • mythos
  • narrative
  • saga
  • tale
  • tradition

legends

noun. story of the past, often fictitious

myth

noun. fictitious story, often ancient

myths

noun. fictitious story, often ancient

old wives' tale

noun. superstition

tale

noun. story
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