étoile

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French

Noun[edit]

étoile (plural étoiles)

  1. The leading ballet dancer (male or female) in a company

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French (and Middle French) estoile, from Latin stēlla, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /e.twal/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: étoile

Noun[edit]

étoile f (plural étoiles)

  1. star

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