[kawr-uh-fey, kor-; French kaw-ree-fey]
noun, plural coryphées [kawr-uh-feyz, kor-; French kaw-ree-fey] .
a member of a ballet company who dances usually as part of a small group and who ranks below the soloists.

1820–30; < French < Latin coryphaeus coryphaeus Unabridged
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coryphée (ˌkɒrɪˈfeɪ)
a leading dancer of a corps de ballet
[C19: from French, from Latin coryphaeuscoryphaeus]

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