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leotard

le·o·tard

leotard

 
pronunciation:
li tard
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part of speech: noun
definition: an elastic one-piece garment worn by dancers, acrobats, and the like to cover their bodies while allowing 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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  clothing, dance, exercise