Meaning of troubadour
Pronunciation: (tr'bu-dôr", -dōr", -door"), [key]
- 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.
- any wandering singer or minstrel.
- troubadour (Thesaurus)