furiant

noun

fu·​ri·​ant
ˈf(y)u̇rēˌänt
plural -s
: a spirited Bohemian dance tune in ³/₄ time with shifting accents

Word History

Etymology

German & Czech, from Latin furiant-, furians present participle of furiare to rage, from furia madness, fury

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“Furiant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/furiant. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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