minnesinger

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noun min·ne·sing·er \ˈmi-nə-ˌsiŋ-ər, -ˌziŋ-\

Definition of minnesinger

  1. :  any of a class of German poets and musicians of the 12th to the 14th centuries

Origin and Etymology of minnesinger

German, from Middle High German, from minne love + singer singer


First Known Use: 1817


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