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zapateo

[Spanish sah-pah-te-aw]
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noun, plural za·pa·te·os [sah-pah-te-aws] /ˌsɑ pɑˈtɛ ɔs/.
  1. a Cuban dance in three-quarter time emphasizing staccato stamping footwork.

Origin of zapateo

1920–25; < Spanish: tapping with the feet, derivative of zapatear to tap with the feet; see zapateado
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