saut de basque
[ French soh duh bask ]
/ French soʊ də ˈbask /
noun, plural sauts de basque [French soh duh bask] /French soʊ də ˈbask/, Ballet.
a jump in which the dancer turns in the air while keeping the foot of one leg drawn up to the knee of the other.
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Origin of saut de basque
1945–50; < French: literally, Basque jump
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