dessous

noun
des·​sous | \ dəˈsü\
plural dessous\ -​ü(z) \

Definition of dessous 

(Entry 1 of 2)

dessous

adjective
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Definition of dessous (Entry 2 of 2)

ballet
: under used of the movement in which the working leg passes behind the supporting leg

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History and Etymology for dessous

Noun

French, from dessous, adverb & preposition, underneath, below, from Old French desoz, from de- + soz below, underneath, from Latin subtus, from sub under

Adjective

French, adverb, underneath

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