Minnesinger : Definition


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Definitions of Minnesinger

Pronunciation : Min"ne*sing`er
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [G., fr. minne love + singen to sing.]
Definition : Defn: A love-singer; specifically, one of a class of German poets and musicians who flourished from about the middle of the twelfth to the middle of the fourteenth century. They were chiefly of noble birth, and made love and beauty the subjects of their verses.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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