noun sum·mer·sault \ˈsə-mər-ˌsȯlt\

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  1. :  a movement (as in gymnastics) in which a person turns forward or backward in a complete revolution along the ground or in the air bringing the feet over the head; also :  a falling or tumbling head over heels

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