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1. A slow, stately pattern dance in 3/4 time for groups of couples, originating in 17th-century France.
2. The music for this dance.
3. A movement in 3/4 time that is usually the third, but sometimes the second, of a four-movement symphony or string quartet.
[French menuet, from Old French, small, dainty (from the small steps characteristic of the dance), diminutive of menu, small, from Latin minūtus; see minute2.]
1. (Dancing) a stately court dance of the 17th and 18th centuries in triple time
2. (Classical Music) a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance, sometimes as a movement in a suite, sonata, or symphony. See also scherzo
[C17: from French menuet dainty (referring to the dance steps), from menu small]
1. a slow, stately dance in triple meter, popular in the 17th and 18th centuries.
2. a piece of music for such a dance or in its rhythm.
1. An elegant 17th century French court dance, it began as a folk dance and gradually became a slower, more dignified and complex dance that graced many an aristocratic ballroom.
2. A graceful seventeenth-century court dance in triple time, used as third movement in many classical symphonies.
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|Noun||1.||minuet - a stately court dance in the 17th century|
|2.||minuet - a stately piece of music composed for dancing the minuet; often incorporated into a sonata or suite|
dance music - music to dance to
موسيقى المنيويت أو رَقْصَتُها
minuet[ˌmɪnjʊˈet] N → minué m
minuet[ˌmɪnjuˈɛt] n → menuet m
n → Menuett nt
minuet[ˌmɪnjʊˈɛt] n → minuetto
(a piece of music to accompany) an old type of graceful dance. minuet موسيقى المنيويت أو رَقْصَتُها минует minueto menuet Pfefferminz-... minuet μενουέτοminué menuett رقص مینوات menuetti menuet מִינוּאֶט एक धीमी नाच menuet menüett minuet menúett minuetto メヌエット 미뉴에트 menuetas menuets muzik minuet menuetmenuett menuet يو ډول كلاسيكه نڅا minuete menuet менуэт menuet menuet menuet menuett การเต้นรำในศตวรรษที่ 17 menüet 小步舞 мінует ایک قدیم قسم کا رقص điệu nhảy mơnuet 小步舞曲