battu

play
adjective bat·tu \ba-ˈtü, -ˈtyü\

Definition of battu

of a ballet movement

  1. :  performed with a striking together of the legs

Origin and Etymology of battu

French, from past participle of battre to beat


First Known Use: 1916


Learn More about battu


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up battu? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a favoring of the simplest explanation

Get Word of the Day daily email!