[fuh-roo-kuh; Spanish fahr-roo-kah]
- a Spanish flamenco dance.
Origin of farruca
1930–35; < Spanish; compare farruco defiant, bold, arrogant, allegedly after farruco a Galician or Asturian who has recently emigrated, hypocoristic form of Francisco Francis
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