pizzica

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From Italian pizzica

Noun[edit]

pizzica (uncountable)

  1. (music) A popular traditional dance of Italy, originating on the Salento peninsula
    • 2007, January 19, “The New York Times”, in Pop and Rock Listings[1]:
      With strings, accordion, flute and lots of tambourine, it pays particular attention to the pizzica, a galloping six-beat dance related to the tarantella and long used as a faith-healing cure for spider bites.

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Verb[edit]

pizzica

  1. third-person singular present indicative of pizzicare
  2. second-person singular imperative of pizzicare