[ French ahn teer-boo-shawn ]
/ French ɑ̃ tir buˈʃɔ̃ /
a position in which the thigh of one leg is raised up high to the side and the point of the toe touches the knee of the supporting leg.
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Origin of en tire-bouchon
From French; literally, like a corkscrew
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