Ballet

Definition of Ballet

Bal´let`   Pronunciation: băl´lã` or băl´lĕt; 277
n.1.An artistic dance performed as a theatrical entertainment, or an interlude, by a number of persons, usually women. Sometimes, a scene accompanied by pantomime and dancing.
2.The company of persons who perform the ballet.
3.(Mus.) A light part song, or madrigal, with a fa la burden or chorus, - most common with the Elizabethan madrigal composers; - also spelled ballett.
4.(Her.) A bearing in coats of arms, representing one or more balls, which are denominated bezants, plates, etc., according to color.

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