tour jeté

tour jeté

[French toor zhuh-tey]
noun, plural tours jetés [French toor zhuh-tey] . Ballet.
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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