ciseaux

noun plural but usually singular in construction
ci·​seaux | \ sēˈzō \

Definition of ciseaux

: a ballet jump in which the legs are opened to a wide second position in the air

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History and Etymology for ciseaux

French, literally, scissors, from Old French, plural of cisel chisel, scissors, alteration of (assumed) Old French cisoir goldsmith's chisel, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin caesorium cutting instrument

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“Ciseaux.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ciseaux. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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