grand jeté

[French grahn zhuh-tey]
noun, plural grands jetés [French grahn zhuh-tey] . Ballet.
a jump or jeté, preceded by a grand battement or high kick, in which a dancer leaps from one leg and lands on the other.

1925–30; < French Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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