from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The leading woman dancer in a ballet company.
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- n. The leading ballerina in a dance company.
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- n. a leading female ballet dancer
Italian : prima, feminine of primo, first + ballerina, ballerina.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Italian. (Wiktionary)