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1795, in the meaning defined above
French, from Old French troveor, troverre, from trover to compose, find, from Vulgar Latin *tropare — more at troubadour
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“Trouvère.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trouv%C3%A8re. Accessed 1 Jun. 2020.
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