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trouvère

trouvère

noun trou·vère \trü-ˈver\

Definition of TROUVÈRE

:  one of a school of poets who flourished from the 11th to the 14th centuries and who composed mostly narrative works (as chansons de geste and fabliaux) — compare troubadour

Origin of TROUVÈRE

French, from Old French troveor, troverre, from trover to compose, find, from Vulgar Latin *tropare — more at troubadour
First Known Use: 1795

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