tarantella


tar·an·tel·la

noun \ˌta-rən-ˈte-lə\

Definition of TARANTELLA

:  a lively folk dance of southern Italy in 68 time

Origin of TARANTELLA

Italian, from Taranto, Italy
First Known Use: 1782

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