seguidilla

noun se·gui·di·lla \ ˌse-gə-ˈdē-yə , -ˈdēl-yə \

Definition of seguidilla

1 a : a Spanish dance with many regional variations
b : the music for such a dance
2 : a Spanish stanza of four or seven short partly assonant verses

Origin and Etymology of seguidilla

Spanish, diminutive of seguida, a dance, literally, sequence, from seguido, past participle of seguir to follow, from Latin sequi


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