rigadoon

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noun rig·a·doon \ˌri-gə-ˈdün\

Definition of rigadoon

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

Variants of rigadoon

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rigaudon

play \rē-gȯ-ˈdōⁿ\

Origin and Etymology of rigadoon

French rigaudon


First Known Use: 1691


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