Meaning of demi-détourné

dem•i-dé•tour•né

Pronunciation: (dem"ē dā"toor-nā' Fr. d&schwa-mē-dā-t&oomacrr-nā'), [key]
— pl. -nés
  1. a turn in which the dancer on pointe or demi-pointe completes a half turn toward the back foot and lowers the heels, with the back foot finishing in front.
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