Effleurage



[ef-luh-rahzh] /ˌɛf ləˈrɑʒ/

noun
1.
a delicate stroking motion in massage.
/ˌɛflɜːˈrɑːʒ/
noun
1.
a light stroking technique used in massage
verb
2.
(intransitive) to massage using this movement
n.

1886, from French effleurage, from effleurer “to touch lightly.”

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