saut de basque

\ ¦sōdə- \
plural sauts de basque\ " \

Definition of saut de basque

: a jump in ballet in which the dancer turns in the air with the foot of one leg drawn up to the knee of the other

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History and Etymology for saut de basque

French, literally, Basque leap

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“Saut de basque.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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