villancico

noun vi·llan·ci·co \ˌvēlyənˈthē(ˌ)kō\

Definition of villancico

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a Spanish part-song resembling the madrigal

  2. 2 :  a cantata or anthem sung in the churches

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Origin and Etymology of villancico

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


Learn More about villancico

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of villancico


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