Yes, that's a German word, and it means "tights dance." It's a very specific dance, performed in very specific costumes, with a very specific (and baffling) result. Watch this one and see if you can keep your eyes straight! You'll think you have it figured out - but at 1:25, EVERYTHING GETS EVEN MORE BANANAS.
I have often remarked that Dr. Beverly Crusher's hair resembles the ears of a beautiful spaniel.