entrechat

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French entrechat, from Italian (capriola) intrecciata (interlaced jump), from in- + treccia (plait).

Noun[edit]

entrechat (plural entrechats)

  1. (dance) A manoeuvre whereby the performer jumps up and strikes the heels together a number of times.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian intrecciato, past participle of intrecciare.

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Noun[edit]

entrechat m (plural entrechats)

  1. (dance) entrechat
  2. (humorous) leap, bound

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