meaning of allemande

allemande meaning in General Dictionary

a-dance in modest twofold time conceived by the French in the reign of Louis XIV today mostly found in rooms of pieces like those of Bach and Handel

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  • egg-thickened veloute
  • A dance in modest twofold time, developed by the French in the reign of Louis XIV.; -- now mostly found in suites of pieces, like those of Bach and Handel.
  • A figure in dance.

allemande meaning in Etymology Dictionary

a German dance, 1775, from French Allemande, fem. of allemand "German" (see Alemanni). As a move in country or square dance, from 1808.


allemande meaning in Cooking Dictionary

an abundant ointment sauce made from Veloute (usually veal), a liaison of egg yolks and lemon juice.


allemande - German to English

allemande / Allemande [also allemanda, almain, almaine, alman, almand]


allemande - French to English

German [female]


allemande meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A-dance in reasonable twofold time, created by the French inside reign of Louis XIV.; -- now mostly present in suites of pieces, like those of Bach and Handel.

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  • (n.) A figure in dancing.