petit battement

noun
pe·​tit battement | \ pəˈtē- \

Definition of petit battement

: a battement with the free foot lifted slightly usually without taking the toes from the floor

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History and Etymology for petit battement

French, literally, small battement

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“Petit battement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/petit%20battement. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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