par·a·did·dle noun \ˈpa-rə-ˌdi-dəl\
: a quick succession of drumbeats slower than a roll and alternating left- and right-hand strokes in a typical L-R-L-L, R-L-R-R pattern
Origin of PARADIDDLE
First Known Use: 1927
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