lutz

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noun \ˈləts\

Definition of lutz

  1. :  a backward figure-skating jump with a takeoff from the outside edge of one skate followed by a full turn in the air and a landing on the outside edge of the other skate

Origin and Etymology of lutz

probably irregular from Gustave Lussi †1993 American (Swiss-born) figure skating coach


First Known Use: 1938


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