trover + -eor, or possibly corresponding to a Gallo-Vulgar Latin *tropatōre(m), accusative of *tropātor, from the verb *tropō, tropāre, from Latin tropus. Cognate to Old Provençal trobador.
troveor m (oblique plural troveors, nominative singular trovere, nominative plural troveor)
- lyric poet
- author; writer
- finder (one who finds)
- Middle French: trouvëour (from objective/accusative case), trouvere (from nominative/subjective case)
- French: trouveur (from objective/accusative case), trouvère (from nominative/subjective case)