noun \ˌri-gə-ˈdün\

Definition of RIGADOON

:  a lively dance of the 17th and 18th centuries; also :  the music for a rigadoon

Variants of RIGADOON

rig·a·doon or ri·gau·don \rē-g-ˈdōⁿ\

Origin of RIGADOON

French rigaudon
First Known Use: 1691


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