Trouveres

trouvère

[troo-vair; French troo-ver]
noun, plural trouvères [troo-vairz; French troo-ver] .
one of a class of medieval poets who flourished in northern France during the 12th and 13th centuries, wrote in langue d'oïl, and composed chiefly the chansons de geste and works on the themes of courtly love.
Also, trouveur.
Compare troubador ( def 1 ).


Origin:
1785–95; < French; Old French troveor, equivalent to trov(er) to find, compose (see trover) + -eor < Latin -ātor -ator

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trouvère or French trouveur (truːˈvɛə, French truvɛr, truvœr)
 
n
any of a group of poets of N France during the 12th and 13th centuries who composed chiefly narrative works
 
[C19: from French, from Old French troveor, from trover to compose; related to troubadour]
 
trouveur or French trouveur
 
n
 
[C19: from French, from Old French troveor, from trover to compose; related to troubadour]

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