cantico

noun
can·​ti·​co | \ ˈkantə̇ˌkō \
plural -s

Definition of cantico

1 : a ceremonial dance of the Algonquian Indians of the Atlantic seaboard
2 : a lively social gathering : a dancing party : dance

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History and Etymology for cantico

modification of Delaware kə́ntka to dance

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“Cantico.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cantico. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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