Etymology
Advertisement

jongleur (n.)

"wandering minstrel of medieval times," 1779, a revival in a technical sense (by modern historians and novelists) of Norman-French jongleur, a variant of Old French jogleor "minstrel, itinerant player; joker, juggler, clown" (12c.), from Latin ioculator "jester, joker" (see juggler).

Others are reading

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of jongleur

jongleur (n.)
a singer of folk songs;
Synonyms: folk singer / minstrel / poet-singer / troubadour
From wordnet.princeton.edu

Dictionary entries near jongleur

jolting

Jonah

Jonas

Jonathan

Jones

jongleur

jonquil

jook

Jordan

Jose

Joseph