saraband


sar·a·band

noun \ˈsa-rə-ˌband\

Definition of SARABAND

1
:  a stately court dance of the 17th and 18th centuries resembling the minuet
2
:  the music for the saraband in slow triple time with accent on the second beat

Variants of SARABAND

sar·a·band or sar·a·bande \ˈsa-rə-ˌband\

Origin of SARABAND

French sarabande, from Spanish zarabanda
First Known Use: 1616

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