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balletomane

[ba-let-uh-meyn, buh-] /bæˈlɛt əˌmeɪn, bə-/
noun
1.
a ballet enthusiast.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; back formation from balletomania; see ballet, -o- -mania
Related forms
balletomania, noun
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