Tourner (tour-nay) litterally translates into "to turn" in French, this knife cut results in a football-shaped product with 7 even sides and 2 blunt ends. Usually, they are 2 inches in length with a 1.5" diameter, but size may vary depending on application. These cuts are most often used for potatoes, turnips, carrots or beets. I am still on the look out for this type of cut in the real world, so far I've only found it in dishes at school.
To create a tourner: