fondu

[fon-doo, -dyoo, fon-doo, -dyoo for 1; French fawn-dy for 1, 2]
noun, plural fon·dus [French -dy] /French -ˈdü/.
  1. Ballet. a slow bending of the supporting leg.

Origin of fondu

1840–50; < French, past participle of fondre to melt, found3
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Historical Examples of fondu

  • It should be only half filled, as the fondu will rise very high.

  • All was delightfully dead as the most advanced antiquarian could desire when we drew up at the Fondu de los Italianos.

    Glories of Spain

    Charles W. Wood