A Spanish stanza form of four or seven lines.
A fast Spanish dance, to the accompaniment of castanets.
The music for this dance, in 3/4 time.
A stanza of four to seven short lines, partly assonant, with a distinctive rhythm, orig. sung to this music.
Origin of seguidilla
- Spanish diminutive of seguida sequence from feminine past participle of seguir to follow from Vulgar Latin sequere from Latin sequī sekw-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition