farruca

noun
far·​ru·​ca | \ fəˈrükə \
plural -s

Definition of farruca

: a Spanish gypsy dance having sudden changes of mood and tempo

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History and Etymology for farruca

Spanish, from feminine of farruco Galician or Asturian outside of his native region, from Farruco, nickname of Francisco Francis

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“Farruca.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/farruca. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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