dessus

adjective
des·​sus | \ dəˈsᵫ̅ \

Definition of dessus

ballet
: over used of the movement in which the working leg passes in front of the supporting leg

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History and Etymology for dessus

French, adverb, above, from Old French desus, from de- + sus under, from Latin susum, sursum

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“Dessus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dessus. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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