pass·gang | \ˈpäsˌgäŋ\
plural -s

Definition of passgang 

: a method of cross-country ski running in which each pole is brought forward simultaneously with the ski on the same side and is thrust so as to produce a glide with the opposite ski

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History and Etymology for passgang

German, literally, stepping gait, from pass step (from Latin passus) + gang going, gait

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