ciseaux

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

Definition of ciseaux

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

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Origin and Etymology of 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 — more at chisel


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