battu

adjective
bat·​tu | \ ba-ˈtü How to pronounce battu (audio) , -ˈtyü \

Definition of battu

of a ballet movement
: performed with a striking together of the legs

First Known Use of battu

1916, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for battu

French, from past participle of battre to beat

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“Battu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/battu. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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