Etymology
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ballerina (n.)

"female ballet dancer," 1792, from Italian ballerina, literally "dancing girl," fem. of ballerino "dancer," from ballo "a dance" (see ball (n.2)). The Italian plural form ballerine formerly sometimes was used in English.

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Definitions of ballerina

ballerina (n.)
a female ballet dancer;
Synonyms: danseuse
From wordnet.princeton.edu