Facts about carols

1. The word “carol” has two meanings. The first one is a “joyful song” and the second means a “circle dance.”

2. The first time the word “Carol” meaning a “Christmas song of joy” was mentioned in 1500.

3. The word originated from Latin choraules "flute-player", which came from a Greek word χοραυλής "flute player who accompanies the choral dance".