Meaning of ballerina

bal•le•ri•na

Pronunciation: (bal"u-rē'nu), [key]
— n.
  1. a principal female dancer in a ballet company. Cf.
  2. any female ballet dancer.
  3. a woman's very low-heeled or heelless shoe or slipper, made to resemble a ballet slipper. Cf.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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