Definition of rigadoon in English:

rigadoon

noun

(also rigaudon)
  • A lively dance for couples, in duple or quadruple time, of Provençal origin.

Pronunciation

rigadoon

/ˌriɡəˈdo͞on/ /ˌrɪɡəˈdun/

Origin

Late 17th century from French rigaudon, perhaps named after its inventor, said to be a dance teacher called Rigaud.