gavotte

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noun ga·votte \gə-ˈvät\

Definition of gavotte

  1. 1 :  a dance of French peasant origin marked by the raising rather than sliding of the feet

  2. 2 :  a tune for the gavotte in moderately quick 44 time

gavotte

intransitive verb

Origin and Etymology of gavotte

French, from Middle French, from Old Occitan gavato, from gavot Alpine dweller


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