Corant vs Coranto - What's the difference?

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Corant is an alternative form of coranto.


As nouns the difference between corant and coranto

is that corant is a coranto (kind of dance) while coranto is a fast-paced dance which originated in france.

corant

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A coranto (kind of dance).
  • * Sir W. Temple
  • It is harder to dance a corant well, than a jig.
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    coranto

    English

    Alternative forms

    * corant

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A fast-paced dance which originated in France.
  • * Macaulay
  • Dancing a coranto with him upon the heath.
  • * 1928 ,
  • Orlando, it is true, was none of those who tread lightly the coranto and lavolta; he was clumsy; and a little absent-minded.

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