bourrée

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noun bour·rée \bu̇-ˈrā, ˈbü-ˌ\

Definition of bourrée

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

  2. 2 :  pas de bourrée

Origin and Etymology of bourrée

French


First Known Use: 1706


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