Definition of trouvère
: one of a school of poets who flourished from the 11th to the 14th centuries and who composed mostly narrative works (such as chansons de geste and fabliaux) — compare troubadour
Origin and Etymology of trouvère
French, from Old French troveor, troverre, from trover to compose, find, from Vulgar Latin *tropare — more at troubadour
First Known Use: 1795
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