See also: etoile and étoilé

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NounEdit

étoile ‎(plural étoiles)

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

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French estoile, from Old French estoile, esteile, from Latin stēlla, from Proto-Italic *stērolā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

étoile f ‎(plural étoiles)

  1. star
  2. (heraldry) mullet

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