klezmer


klez·mer

noun \ˈklez-mər\
plural klez·mo·rim \(ˌ)klez-ˈmr-əm\

Definition of KLEZMER

1
:  a Jewish instrumentalist especially of traditional eastern European music
2
:  the music played by klezmorim

Origin of KLEZMER

Yiddish, from Hebrew kĕlēy zemer musical instruments
First Known Use: 1908

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