DE-BOITE

déboîté

[French dey-bwa-tey]
noun, plural déboîtés [French dey-bwa-tey] . Ballet.
a step in which the dancer stands on the toes with legs together and then springs up, swinging one foot out and around to the back of the other.
Compare emboîté.


Origin:
< French: dislocated (noun use of past participle)

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