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prima ballerina

noun pri·ma ballerina \ˈprē-mə-\

Simple Definition of prima ballerina

  • : the main female dancer in a ballet company

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of prima ballerina

  1. :  the principal female dancer in a ballet company

Origin and Etymology of prima ballerina

Italian, leading ballerina

First Known Use: 1870

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