ZOUK

Etymology

Noun

zouk (plural zouks)

(music) A style of dance music originating in the French Antilles, combining Latin American, African and Western disco rhythms; a dance to this music

Verb

zouk (third-person singular simple present zouks, present participle zouking, simple past and past participle zouked)

To dance to zouk music.

Source: Wiktionary



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The word “coffee” entered the English language in 1582 via the Dutch “koffie,” borrowed from the Ottoman Turkish “kahve,” borrowed in turn from the Arabic “qahwah.” The Arabic word qahwah was traditionally held to refer to a type of wine.

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