agi·​ta·​na·​do | \ ˌä-ˌhē-tə-ˈnä-(ˌ)t͟hō \
plural -s

Definition of agitanado

: nonflamenco heelwork in dancing or a nonflamenco dance using heelwork

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First Known Use of agitanado

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agitanado

Spanish gypsylike, from a- (from Latin ad-) + gitano gypsy (from—assumed—Vulgar Latin Aegyptanus Egyptian, from Latin Aegyptius + -anus -an) + -ado -ate

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“Agitanado.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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