galanterie

noun
ga·​lan·​te·​rie | \gə¦läntə(¦)rē, -lȧn-\
plural galanterien\⸗ˌ⸗⸗ˈrēən \ or galanteries

Definition of galanterie 

: a nonessential movement added to or inserted in the classical musical suite (as minuet, loure, air)

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First Known Use of galanterie

1911, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for galanterie

German & French; German, literally, gallantry, courtesy, from French

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