saraband

or sar·a·bande

[sar-uh-band]
noun
  1. a slow, stately Spanish dance, especially of the 17th and 18th centuries, in triple meter, derived from a vigorous castanet dance.
  2. 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.

Origin of saraband

1610–20; < French sarabande < Spanish zarabanda, perhaps < Arabic sarband a kind of dance < Persian
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