krakowiak

noun

kra·​ko·​wi·​ak
krəˈkōvēˌak
plural -s
: a Polish usually group folk dance that combines elements of the ancient round, the more recent square, and the modern polka
tread out bouncing krakowiak measures to the accompaniment of flute, fiddle, and accordionH. M. Robinson

Word History

Etymology

Polish, from Krakow, Cracow, city and department in southern Poland

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“Krakowiak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/krakowiak. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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