troper

noun

tro·​per
ˈtrōpə(r)
plural -s
: a medieval book containing tropes or sequences for farsing the sung parts of the mass

Word History

Etymology

Middle English tropere, from Old English, from Medieval Latin troparium, troperium, from Latin tropus trope

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of troper was before the 12th century

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“Troper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/troper. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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