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Main Entry: 1som·er·sault
Pronunciation: primarystresssschwam-schwar-secondarystresssodotlt
Function: noun
Etymology: from early French sombresaut "somersault," derived from Latin super "over" and saltus "leap," from salire "to jump" --related to RESILIENT
: a leap or roll in which a person turns heels over head

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