Definition of farruca in English:
A type of flamenco dance.
- 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 'of Galicia or Asturias', from Farruco, pet form of the given name Francisco.
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