Definition of pose plastique in English:

pose plastique

Pronunciation /ˌpəʊz ˌplaˈstiːk/

noun

historical
  • A type of tableau vivant, usually featuring near-naked women.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Planché (1796–1880), playwright and herald. From French pose plastique, literally ‘flexible pose’ (although this is apparently first attested slightly later: 1847 or earlier; usually in plural) from pose + plastique.