Definition of gavotte noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

gavotte

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ɡəˈvɒt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡəˈvɑːt//
 
Pieces of music
 
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a French dance that was popular in the past; a piece of music for this dance See related entries: Pieces of music Word OriginFrench, from Provençal gavoto ‘dance of the mountain people’, from Gavot ‘native of the Alps’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gavotte