tendu

adjective
ten·​du | \ täⁿdᵫ̅ \

Definition of tendu

: extended in a taut manner used of a leg in ballet

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History and Etymology for tendu

French, from past participle of tendre to stretch, stretch out, from Middle French (to offer)

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“Tendu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tendu. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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