pas de chat

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noun \ˌpä-də-ˈsha\

Definition of pas de chat

plural

pas de chat

\ˌpä-də-ˈsha\
  1. :  a ballet leap from one foot to the other in which the feet are drawn up and the knees are bent so that the legs form a diamond

Origin and Etymology of pas de chat

French, literally, cat's step


First Known Use: 1914


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