ballon

noun
bal·​lon | \ ba-ˈlōⁿ How to pronounce ballon (audio) \

Definition of ballon

: lightness of movement that exaggerates the duration of a ballet dancer's jump

First Known Use of ballon

1828, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ballon

French, literally, balloon

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“Ballon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ballon. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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