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Definition of trapeze noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

trapeze

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//trəˈpiːz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//træˈpiːz//
 
 
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a wooden or metal bar hanging from two pieces of rope high above the ground, used especially by circus performers a trapeze artist Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from French trapèze, from late Latin trapezium, from Greek trapezion, from trapeza ‘table’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: trapeze