Definition of mézair in English:

mézair

(also mezair)

noun

Dressage
  • A movement involving a series of levades with a short step between each.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Richard Berenger (bap. 1719, d. 1782), courtier and equestrian. From French mezzair, mézair from Italian mezzaria from mezzo middle + aria air; originally used with reference to the movement being at a height halfway between the terre-à-terre and curvet.

Pronunciation

mézair

/meɪˈzɛː/