Origin of folklore
Related formsfolk·lor·ist, nounfolk·lor·is·tic, adjective
Examples from the Web for folklorist
There is also a rather unnecessary appendix, doubtless dear to the folklorist, of Berrichon wedding customs.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2|George Saintsbury
But he is more than a naturalist--he is an ethnologist and a folklorist of high value.
The Folklorist is not unnaturally jealous of what, in some degree, looks like Folk-Lore.Little Johannes|Frederik van Eeden
Mannhardt's method was more that of the folklorist than the philologist.An Introduction to Mythology|Lewis Spence
He is not a folklorist because he loves folklore, but because he sees in it the materials for elucidating the early life of man.Folklore as an Historical Science|George Laurence Gomme
British Dictionary definitions for folklorist
Derived Formsfolkloric, adjectivefolklorist, noun, adjectivefolkloristic, adjective
Culture definitions for folklorist
Traditional stories and legends, transmitted orally (rather than in writing) from generation to generation. The stories of Paul Bunyan are examples of American folklore.