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Topic: DANCE

Date: 1600-1700
Language: French
Origin: Italian arabesco 'in Arabian style'

arabesque

noun
     
ar‧a‧besque [countable]
1APD a position in ballet, in which you stand on one foot with the other leg stretched out straight behind you
2CF a decorative pattern of flowing lines
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