pas de quatre

noun
pas de qua·​tre | \ ˌpä-də-ˈkat How to pronounce pas de quatre (audio) , -ˈka-trə, -ˈkätrᵊ How to pronounce pas de quatre (audio) \
plural pas de quatre\ ˌpä-​də-​ˈkat How to pronounce pas de quatre (audio) , -​ˈka-​trə , -​ˈkätrᵊ How to pronounce pas de quatre (audio) \

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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