ballet (plural ballets)
- A classical form of dance.
- A theatrical presentation of such dancing, usually with music, sometimes in the form of a story.
- The company of persons who perform this dance.
- (music) A light part song, or madrigal, with a fa-la burden or chorus, most common with the Elizabethan madrigal composers.
- (heraldry) A bearing in coats of arms representing one or more balls, called bezants, plates, etc., according to colour.
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ballet m (plural ballets)
- Second-person plural subjunctive I of ballen.
ballet m (uncountable)