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sous-sous

[soo-soo] /ˈsuˌsu/
noun, Ballet.
1.
a small jump beginning and ending in the fifth position, usually performed in series moving forward, backward, or to the side.
Origin
< French sous-sus, equivalent to (des)sous (< Latin subtus under) + (des)sus (< Latin sursum over)
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