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EtymologyEdit

French, from Provençal gavoto (dance of the mountain people), from Old Occitan Gavot (Alp native), literally "glutton, boor," from gaver (force feed.)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gavotte (plural gavottes)

  1. A French dance, in either 4/4 or 2/2 time.

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

gavotte (third-person singular simple present gavottes, present participle gavotting, simple past and past participle gavotted)

  1. To perform this dance.

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

gavotte f

  1. plural of gavotta