pas de chat

[ French pahduh -sha ]
/ French pɑdə ˈʃa /

noun, plural pas de chat.Ballet.

a jump of one foot over the other.

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Origin of pas de chat

1910–15; <French: cat step
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British Dictionary definitions for pas de chat

pas de chat
/ (French pɑdʃa) /

noun plural pas de chat

ballet a catlike leap

Word Origin for pas de chat

French: cat's step
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