kordax

noun
kor·dax
variants: or cordax \ˈkȯ(ə)rˌdaks \
plural -es

Definition of kordax 

1 : a phallic dance by nude horned figures in the Dionysian orgies of ancient Greece

2 : a lewd coarse dance derived from the Dionysian kordax and incorporated into Greek and Latin comedy

3 : any of various lively Renaissance court dances

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History and Etymology for kordax

Latin cordax, from Greek kordax; akin to Greek kradan to shake, brandish

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