cinquepace

noun
cinque·​pace | \ˈsiŋk(ə)ˌpās\
variants: or cinquepas \-​ˌpas, saⁿk(ə)pä \
plural cinquepaces\-​āsə̇z \ or cinquepas\-​pas, -​pä \

Definition of cinquepace 

: a 16th century dance with steps regulated by the number five probably related to the galliard

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History and Etymology for cinquepace

alteration of earlier cinquepas, from Middle French cinq pas, from cinq five + pas dance step, pace

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