minnesinger

[ min-uh-sing-er ]
/ ˈmɪn əˌsɪŋ ər /

noun

one of a class of German lyric poets and singers of the 12th, 13th, and 14th centuries.

Origin of minnesinger

1815–25; < German, equivalent to Minne love + Singer singer
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minnesinger
/ (ˈmɪnɪˌsɪŋə) /

noun

one of the German lyric poets and musicians of the 12th to 14th centuries

Word Origin for minnesinger

C19: from German: love-singer
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