saraband

or sar·a·bande

[ sar-uh-band ]
/ ˈsær əˌbænd /

noun

a slow, stately Spanish dance, especially of the 17th and 18th centuries, in triple meter, derived from a vigorous castanet dance.
a piece of music for or using the rhythm of this dance, usually forming one of the movements in the classical suite and following the courante.

Words nearby saraband

Origin of saraband

1610–20; < French sarabande < Spanish zarabanda, perhaps < Arabic sarband a kind of dance < Persian
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for saraband