Etymology
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lied (n.)

"German romantic song," 1852, from German Lied (plural Lieder), literally "song," from Middle High German liet, from Old High German liod, from Proto-Germanic *leuthan, from a PIE echoic root (see laud). Hence Liederkranz "German singing society," from German, literally "garland of songs."

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Definitions of lied

lied (n.)
a German art song of the 19th century for voice and piano;
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