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leotard

le·o·tard

leotard

pronunciation:
li tard
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part of speech: noun
definition: a garment worn by dancers, gymnasts, and others. It is made of one piece and covers the body while it stretches to allow freedom of movement.
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Leotard comes from the name of a French trapeze artist, Jules Leotard, who wore this garment when he performed in the 1800s.
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