batuque

noun
ba·​tu·​que | \ bə-ˈtü-kə \
plural -s

Definition of batuque

: an impassioned Brazilian dance of African origin

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History and Etymology for batuque

Portuguese, probably from a native name in Africa

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“Batuque.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/batuque. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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