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minuet

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Etymology

From French menuet, from menu ‘small’ + diminutive -et.

Noun

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minuet

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  1. A slow graceful dance consisting of a coupé, a high step, and a balance.
  2. (music) A tune or air to regulate the movements of the dance so called; a movement in suites, sonatas, symphonies, etc., having the dance form, and commonly in 3/4, sometimes 3/8, measure.

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