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farruca Syllabification: far·ru·ca
Pronunciation: /fəˈro͞okə/

Definition of farruca in English:


A type of flamenco dance.
Example sentences
  • Wearing trousers, with her bare arms snaking out of a short black waistcoat, he performed a farruca, a Galician dance traditionally meant to assert male dignity.
  • The basic dances include alegrias, soleares, bulerias, and farruca.
  • The October 7 performance will include a talk beforehand, a one-hour performance of solos, group pieces and a farruca (usually performed by men).


1930s: Spanish, feminine of farruco 'Galician or Asturian', from Farruco, pet form of the given name Francisco.

Words that rhyme with farruca

bazooka, euchre, lucre, palooka, pooka, rebuker, snooker, Stuka, verruca
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