noun ras·pa \ˈräspə\

Definition of raspa



  1. :  a modern Mexican couple dance consisting of an alternate shuffling of the feet forward and backward and ending with a polka pivot

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Origin and Etymology of raspa

Mexican Spanish, from Spanish raspar to scrape, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German raspōn to scrape together, collect — more at rasp

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