Minuet

Definition of Minuet

Min´u`et
n.1.
1.A slow graceful dance consisting of a coupee, a high step, and a balance.
2.(Mus.) A tune or air to regulate the movements of the dance so called; a movement in suites, sonatas, symphonies, etc., having the dance form, and commonly in 3-4, sometimes 3-8, measure.

Related Words

ballroom music, dance music, danceroom music
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