balon

[French ba-lawn]

Origin of balon

From French

ballon

or ba·lon

[French ba-lawn]
noun Ballet.
  1. the lightness and grace of movement that make a dancer appear buoyant.

Origin of ballon

1820–30; < French: literally, balloon
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Contemporary Examples of balon

  • They ended up going with MSM (a dietary supplement for your joints), which Balon crushed and bagged.

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  • “To this day, the visual of this still makes me laugh,” said Balon.

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Word Origin and History for balon

ballon

n.

"smoothness in dancing, lightness of step," 1830, from French ballon, literally "balloon" (see balloon (n.)).

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