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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Origin and Etymology of kordax
Latin cordax, from Greek kordax; akin to Greek kradan to shake, brandish — more at cardinal
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