changement de pied

change·ment de pied | \shäⁿzhmäⁿtpyā\
plural changements de pied\" \

Definition of changement de pied 

ballet dancing

: a jump starting and ending with the feet crossed but with their positions interchanged

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History and Etymology for changement de pied

French, literally, change of foot

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