grand jeté

[ French grahn zhuh-tey ]
/ French grɑ̃ ʒəˈteɪ /

noun, plural grands je·tés [French grahn zhuh-tey]. /French grɑ̃ ʒəˈteɪ/. Ballet.

a jump or jeté, preceded by a grand battement or high kick, in which a dancer leaps from one leg and lands on the other.

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Origin of grand jeté

Borrowed into English from French around 1925–30
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