Origin of ballerinaItalian from ballare: see ball
- A principal woman dancer in a ballet company.
- A ballet dancer who is a woman or a girl.
Origin of ballerinaItalian from ballare to dance from Late Latin ballāre from Greek ballizein ; see ball 2.
Although normally used to refer only to females, it can be used of males although this is sometimes done so derogatorily. danseur or ballet dancer is the normal term for men.
Borrowed from Italian ballerina.
- The two main producers of the chocolate pearls, Shanghai Gems SA of Geneva and the Ballerina Pearl Company of New York, both maintained that the beautiful vibrant chocolate colors were not the product of irradiation or dyes.
- As news of the lustrous rich chocolate pearls of the Ballerina Pearl Company spread, questions arose as to whether or not they were natural cultured pearls or Tahitian black pearls colored by irradiation treatments or dyes.
- The atmosphere these layouts create can range from the art photographic, wherein a ballerina is practicing or stretching, to the cute, where iconic ballerina symbols twirl en pointe like they do in children's music boxes.
- Whether you're a ballerina with a passion for dance or a pet lover, there are so many teenage room styles out there that can help you tie the things your passionate about to the room you spend a lot of your time in.
- As the world ushered in the new millennium, the Ballerina Pearl Company was perfecting the process that would turn black Tahitian pearls into luscious looking brown colored pearls, aptly named chocolate pearls.