tarantella

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noun tar·an·tel·la \ˌta-rən-ˈte-lə\

Definition of tarantella

  1. :  a lively folk dance of southern Italy in 68 time

Origin and Etymology of tarantella

Italian, from Taranto, Italy


First Known Use: 1782


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