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 Tropho’nios (Greek),Trouble 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Trou’badours (3 syl.).
 
Minstrels of the south of France in the eleventh, twelfth, and thirteenth centuries; so called from the Provençal verb troubar (to invent). Our word poet signifies exactly the same thing, being the Greek for “create.” (See TROUVÈRES.)   1
 


 Tropho’nios (Greek),Trouble 

 
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