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fondu

[ fon-doo, -dyoo, fon-doo, -dyoo for 1; French fawn-dy for 1, 2 ]
/ fɒnˈdu, -ˈdyu, ˈfɒn du, -dyu for 1; French fɔ̃ˈdü for 1, 2 /
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adjective

noun, plural fon·dus [French -dy]. /French -ˈdü/.

Ballet. a slow bending of the supporting leg.

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Origin of fondu

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