baladine

noun
bal·​a·​dine | \ ¦balə¦dēn \
plural -s

Definition of baladine

archaic
: a professional dancer especially in a troupe of street entertainers

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First Known Use of baladine

1599, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for baladine

Middle French baladin, from Old Provençal, from balar to dance

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“Baladine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baladine. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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