étoile

noun
\ā‧ˈtwäl\
plural -s

Definition of étoile 

1 : a star or a pattern in the shape of a star

2 : a principal dancer in a ballet company

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First Known Use of étoile

1727, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for étoile

French, from Middle French estoile star

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