French, dance term

Minuet Origin and Meaning

The name Minuet is girl's name of French origin.
Minuet is delicate, dancey, and lacy, with a Masterpiece Theatre feel. Is Minuet a real name? Not really, though similar-sounding French names such as Minette and Manette are.

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Minuet in Pop Culture

  • A Minuet is a type of stately ballroom dance for two people, that was popular in the 18th century. It is usually slow and in triple time.
  • A Minuet can also refer to a piece of music in triple time that is in the style of a Minuet, which is usually a movement in a sonata, suite, or symphony.