noun, plural co·ran·tos, co·ran·toes.
Origin of coranto
Examples from the Web for coranto
Historical Examples of coranto
Why dost thou not go to church in a galliard, and come home in a coranto?Hazlitt on English Literature
Then Charles, with ready grace, would begin the coranto, taking a single lady in this dance along the gallery.The Wits and Beaux of Society
Grace Wharton and Philip Wharton
The passamezzo, passy-measure or half-measure was a popular Elizabethan dance, like the coranto and lavolta.Days of the Discoverers
I thought Sir you wou'd have been more open-handed, I sell no Coranto's at such rates.
Morley speaks of the Volte, and says it is characterised by 'rising and leaping,' and is of the same 'measure' as a coranto.Shakespeare and Music
Edward W. Naylor