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bugaku

[ boo-gah-koo ]
/ bʊˈgɑ kʊ /
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noun
a classical Japanese dance of Chinese origin, originally designed as entertainment for the imperial palace: performed exclusively by men, who serve as both dancers and musicians.
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Origin of bugaku

<Japanese <Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese dance + yuè music; cf. gagaku
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