changement de pied

[French shahnzh-mahnduh pyey]
noun, plural change·ments de pied [French shahnzh-mahnduh pyey] /French ʃɑ̃ʒ mɑ̃də ˈpyeɪ/. Ballet.
  1. a jump in which the dancer's feet are reversed from the starting position.

Origin of changement de pied

1830–40; < French: literally, change of foot
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