pas de quatre

pas de qua·​tre | \ˌpä-də-ˈkat, -ˈka-trə, -ˈkätrᵊ \
plural pas de quatre\ˌpä-​də-​ˈkat, -​ˈka-​trə, -​ˈkätrᵊ \

Definition of pas de quatre 

: a dance or figure for four performers

First Known Use of pas de quatre

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pas de quatre

French, literally, step for four

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