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zapateado

noun za·pa·te·ado \ˌzä-pə-tā-ˈä-(ˌ)dō, ˌsä-pə-tā-ˈa\
plural za·pa·te·a·dos

Definition of ZAPATEADO

:  a Latin-American dance marked by rhythmic stamping or tapping of the feet

Origin of ZAPATEADO

Spanish, from zapatear to strike or tap with the shoe, from zapato shoe
First Known Use: 1845

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