farruca

farruca

[fuh-roo-kuh; Spanish fahr-roo-kah]
noun, plural farrucas [fuh-roo-kuhz; Spanish fahr-roo-kahs] .
a Spanish flamenco dance.

Origin:
1930–35; < Spanish; compare farruco defiant, bold, arrogant, allegedly after farruco a Galician or Asturian who has recently emigrated, hypocoristic form of Francisco Francis

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