danseuse

noun
dan·​seuse | \ däⁿ-ˈsœz How to pronounce danseuse (audio) ; däⁿ-ˈsərz How to pronounce danseuse (audio) , däⁿ-ˈsəz, dän-ˈsüz \

Definition of danseuse

: a female ballet dancer

First Known Use of danseuse

1776, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for danseuse

French, feminine of danseur

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“Danseuse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/danseuse. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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