pas de cheval

[ French pahduh shuh -val ]
/ French pɑdə ʃə ˈval /

noun, plural pas de cheval.Ballet.

a step in which the dancer hops on one foot and paws the ground with the other.

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Origin of pas de cheval

1915–20; <French: horse step
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