jaleo

noun
ja·​leo | \ həˈlā(ˌ)ō\
plural -s

Definition of jaleo

: a lively Spanish solo dance accompanied by castanets

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History and Etymology for jaleo

Spanish, from jalear to cheer a dancer or singer, from hala, interjection used to cheer or urge on

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