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premier danseur

[French pruh-myey dahn-sœr] /French prə myeɪ dɑ̃ˈsœr/
noun, plural premiers danseurs
[French pruh-myey dahn-sœr] /French prə myeɪ dɑ̃ˈsœr/ (Show IPA)
1.
the leading male dancer in a ballet company.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < French: literally, first dancer (masculine)
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premier danseur

/prəmje dɑ̃sœr/
noun (pl) premiers danseurs, (fem) premières danseuses
1.
the principal dancer in a ballet company
Word Origin
C19: literally: first dancer
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