bourrée

noun
bour·rée | \ bu̇-ˈrā , ˈbü-ˌrā \

Definition of bourrée 

1 : a 17th century French dance usually in quick duple time also : a musical composition with the rhythm of this dance

First Known Use of bourrée

1706, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for bourrée

French

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