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Meaning of MINUET

Pronunciation:  `minyoo'et

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a stately court dance in the 17th century
  2. [n]  a stately piece of music composed for dancing the minuet; often incorporated into a sonata or suite

MINUET is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 See Also: ballroom dance, ballroom dancing, ballroom music, dance music, danceroom music



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Min"u*et\, n. [F., fr. menu small, L. minutus small. So
called on account of the short steps of the dance. See 4th
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.

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 Definition: Seeing a minuet in your dream, pleasant surroundings and joyous friendships. Dreaming that you are dancing in a minuet, foretells of domestic bliss and prosperity.