zydeco


zydeco

noun

  1. a blues-influenced type of Cajun dance music popular in Louisiana and Texas, and usually played on accordion, guitar, and violin.

noun

  1. a type of Black Cajun music
n.

1949, perhaps from Creole French pronunciation of French les haricots “the beans,” part of the title of a popular dance tune (“les haricots sont pas salés”).

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