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trou•ba•dour



Pronunciation: (trOO'bu-dôr", -dōr", -door"), [key]
n.
1. one of a class of medieval lyric poets who flourished principally in southern France from the 11th to 13th centuries, and wrote songs and poems of a complex metrical form in langue d'oc, chiefly on themes of courtly love. Cf. trouvère.
2. any wandering singer or minstrel.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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