Etymology
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mambo (n.)

popular dance (like the rhumba but livelier), 1947, from American Spanish mambo, said by Webster to be from Haitian creole word for "voodoo priestess."

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Definitions of mambo
1
mambo (v.)
dance a mambo;
2
mambo (n.)
a Latin American dance similar in rhythm to the rumba;
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