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troubadour

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EtymologyEdit

Old Provençal trobar (to find) via Old French troubadour

NounEdit

troubadour (plural troubadours)

  1. An itinerant composer and performer of songs in medieval Europe; a jongleur or travelling minstrel.
    • 2014 April 24, Alan Cowell, “At Pistorius trial, Twitterati have their day in court”, The New York Times:
      Sitting in the courtroom ..., their laptops and tablets propped before them, power cables snaking through convoluted adapters, the Twitterati have sight of witnesses at all times – the troubadours, or perhaps the tricoteuses, of the digital revolution.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old Provençal trobar (to find) via Old French troubadour

NounEdit

troubadour m (plural troubadours)

  1. troubadour

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