en tire-bouchon

[ French ahn teer-boo-shawn ]
/ French ɑ̃ tir buˈʃɔ̃ /

noun Ballet.

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.

Origin of en tire-bouchon

From French; literally, like a corkscrew
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