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za·pa·te·a·do  audio  (zäp-td, säpä-t-) KEY 

NOUN:
pl. za·pa·te·a·dos
  1. The rhythmic stamping and tapping of the heels characteristic of Spanish flamenco dances.
  2. A Spanish flamenco dance in which the performer stamps and taps rhythmically with the heels.

ETYMOLOGY:
Spanish, from zapatear, to tap with the shoe, from zapato, shoe


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