plural lieder ˈlē-dər How to pronounce lied (audio)
: a German art song especially of the 19th century

Word History


German, song, from Old High German liod

First Known Use

1852, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lied was in 1852

Dictionary Entries Near lied

Cite this Entry

“Lied.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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