noun. (Roman Catholic Church) a member of a lay sisterhood (one of several founded in the Netherlands in the 12th and 13th centuries); though not taking religious vows the sisters followed an austere life.
- male sibling
noun. a ballroom dance that originated in the French West Indies; similar to the rumba.
- ballroom dance
noun. music written in the bolero rhythm of the beguine dance.
Example sentences of the word beguine
1. Noun, singular or mass
Another option for women was to become a beguine, or "religious woman."