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déboîté

[ French dey-bwa-tey ]
/ French deɪ bwaˈteɪ /
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noun, plural dé·boî·tés [French dey-bwa-tey]. /French deɪ bwaˈteɪ/. Ballet.
a step in which the dancer stands on the toes with legs together and then springs up, swinging one foot out and around to the back of the other.
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Origin of déboîté

<French: dislocated (noun use of past participle)
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