märchen

noun
mär·​chen | \ ˈmer-ḵən How to pronounce märchen (audio) \
plural märchen

Definition of märchen

: tale especially : folktale

First Known Use of märchen

1871, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for märchen

German

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“Märchen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/m%C3%A4rchen. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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