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planche

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Pronunciation: /plɑːntʃ, plɑːnʃ/

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Definition of planche in English:

noun

(In gymnastics) a position in which the body is held parallel with the ground by the arms, performed on the parallel bars, rings, or floor.

Origin

early 20th century: French, literally 'plank'.

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