jongleur








< /ˈdʒɒŋ glərz; French ʒɔ̃ˈglœr/.

  1. (in medieval France and Norman England) an itinerant minstrel or entertainer who sang songs, often of his own composition, and told stories.

noun

  1. (in medieval France) an itinerant minstrel
n.

“wandering minstrel,” 1779, from Norman-French jongleur, variant of Old French jogleor, from Latin ioculator “jester, joker” (see juggler). Revived in a technical sense by modern writers.

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