pas de bourrée


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pas de bour·rée

 (pä də bo͝o-rā′, bo͞o-)
n. pl. pas de bourrée
A transitional movement in ballet in which the dancer transfers body weight quickly from foot to foot in three small steps.

[French : pas, step + de, of + bourrée, bourrée.]
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