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battement

noun bat·te·ment \ˌbat-ˈmäⁿ\

Definition of BATTEMENT

:  a ballet movement in which the foot is extended in any direction usually followed by a beat against the supporting foot

Origin of BATTEMENT

French, from battre to beat, from Latin battuere
First Known Use: 1802

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