rigadoon

noun
rig·​a·​doon | \ ˌri-gə-ˈdün How to pronounce rigadoon (audio) \
variants: or rigaudon \ rē-​gȯ-​ˈdōⁿ How to pronounce rigaudon (audio) \

Definition of rigadoon

: a lively dance of the 17th and 18th centuries also : the music for a rigadoon

First Known Use of rigadoon

1691, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rigadoon

French rigaudon

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