coranto

[ kuh-ran-toh, -rahn-, koh- ]
/ kəˈræn toʊ, -ˈrɑn-, koʊ- /

noun, plural co·ran·tos, co·ran·toes.

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Origin of coranto

1615–25; earlier carranta < Italian cor(r)anta < French courante courante
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British Dictionary definitions for coranto

coranto
/ (kɒˈræntəʊ) /

noun plural -tos

a variant of courante
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