catlore

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cat +‎ lore

Noun[edit]

catlore (uncountable)

  1. folklore relating to cats
    • 1973, Arkansas State University, Mid-South folklore: Volumes 1-5
      If catlore is scarce in the above genres, it develops prominence in the realm of superstition and belief.
    • 1978, The Armchair Detective: Volume 11
      These two images in catlore — the watchful cat and the cat emblem of the transit from life to death — merge in the cat clues appearing in mystery novels.