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ballon

[French ba-lawn] /French baˈlɔ̃/
noun, Ballet.
1.
the lightness and grace of movement that make a dancer appear buoyant.
Also, balon.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < French: literally, balloon
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Word Origin and History for ballon
n.

"smoothness in dancing, lightness of step," 1830, from French ballon, literally "balloon" (see balloon (n.)).

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