valeta

veleta

/ (vəˈliːtə) /

noun

a ballroom dance in triple time

Nearby words

  1. valeric acid,
  2. valerie,
  3. valet,
  4. valet de chambre,
  5. valet parking,
  6. valetta,
  7. valetudinarian,
  8. valetudinarianism,
  9. valetudinary,
  10. valgus

Word Origin for valeta

from Spanish veleta weather vane

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Examples from the Web for valeta

  • You are pledged for a minuet and a valeta with meyou remember?

    The White Peacock|D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  • Then Lettie cried a change of partners, and they took their valeta.

    The White Peacock|D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence