cabriole

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noun cab·ri·ole \ˈka-brē-ˌōl\

Definition of cabriole

  1. 1 :  a ballet leap in which one leg is extended in midair and the other struck against it

  2. 2 :  a curved furniture leg ending in an ornamental foot

Origin and Etymology of cabriole

French, caper


First Known Use: circa 1769


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