prima ballerina

noun pri·ma ballerina \ ˈprē-mə- \
Updated on: 23 Mar 2018

Definition of prima ballerina

: the principal female dancer in a ballet company

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Origin and Etymology of prima ballerina

Italian, leading ballerina


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prima ballerina

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  • : the main female dancer in a ballet company


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