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figurant

[fig-yuh-rant, -rahnt; French fee-gy-rahn] /ˌfɪg yəˈrænt, -ˈrɑnt; French fi güˈrɑ̃/
noun
1.
a ballet dancer who does not perform solo.
2.
a performer with no spoken lines.
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British Dictionary definitions for figurant

figurant

/ˈfɪɡjʊrənt/
noun
1.
a ballet dancer who does group work but no solo roles
2.
(theatre) a minor character, esp one who does not speak
Derived Forms
figurante (ˌfɪɡjʊˈrɒnt) noun:feminine
Word Origin
C18: from French, from figurer to represent, appear, figure
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