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capriola (s) (noun), capriolas (pl)
1. In dressage, a vertical leap in which all four of the horse's feet leave the ground and then its hind legs are kicked out.
2. A playful leap or jump performed in ballet.
3. Etymology: from Late 16th century via French, from Latin capreolus, "little goat"; from Latin caper, "goat".
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