bal musette

bal mu·​sette | \ bȧlmᵫ̅zet \

Definition of bal musette

: a French dance hall with an accordion band

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First Known Use of bal musette

1910, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bal musette

French bal-musette dance accompanied by accordion music, from bal gathering for social dancing + (accordéon) musette accordion tuned to resemble the sound of a musette

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“Bal musette.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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