juba

Definition of juba

ju´ba   Pronunciation: ~bē
n.1.(Zool.) The mane of an animal.
2.(Bot.) A loose panicle, the axis of which falls to pieces, as in certain grasses.
1.A dance developed by slaves in the U. S., having a lively tune and accompanied by a complex rhythmic clapping, and by slapping the thighs.
Wild crap-shooters with a whoop and a call
Danced the juba in their gambling-hall.
- Vachel Lindsay (The Congo).
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