Meistersinger

noun Meis·ter·sing·er \ ˈmīs-tər-ˌsiŋ-ər , -ˌziŋ- \

Definition of Meistersinger

plural Meistersinger or Meistersingers
: a member of any of various German guilds formed chiefly in the 15th and 16th centuries by workingmen and craftsmen for the cultivation of poetry and music

Origin and Etymology of meistersinger

German, from Middle High German, from meister master + singer singer


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