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coryfee

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin coryphaeus, itself from Ancient Greek κορυφαῖος (leader of the chorus)

NounEdit

coryfee m (plural coryfeeën, diminutive coryfeetje n)

  1. (originally rare) coryphaeus, leader of the chorus in Classical Greek theatre
  2. performing star artist, compare coryphée
  3. one who excels in some discipline
  4. figurehead

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