villancico

noun
vi·​llan·​ci·​co | \ ˌvēlyənˈthē(ˌ)kō\
plural -s

Definition of villancico

1 : a Spanish part-song resembling the madrigal
2 : a cantata or anthem sung in the churches

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History and Etymology for villancico

Spanish, from obsolete Spanish villán peasant, villein, from Medieval Latin villanus

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