passemezzo\ˌpäsəˈmet(ˌ)sō, -ed(ˌ)zō, -e(ˌ)zō\
Definition of passamezzo
: an old originally Italian dance in duple time resembling the pavan but about twice as fast; also : the music of this dance
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Origin and Etymology of passamezzo
Italian passamezzo, passo e mezzo, from the phrase passo e mezzo step and a half
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