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tour jeté

[French toor zhuh-tey] /French tur ʒəˈteɪ/
noun, plural tours jetés
[French toor zhuh-tey] /French tur ʒəˈteɪ/ (Show IPA).
Ballet.
1.
a movement in which the dancer leaps from one foot, makes a half turn in the air, and lands on the other foot.
Origin
< French: literally, flung turn
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