ballet blanc

[ French ba-le -blahn ]
/ French ba lɛ ˈblɑ̃ /

noun, plural bal·lets blancs [French ba-le -blahn, blahnz]. /French ba lɛ ˈblɑ̃, ˈblɑ̃z/.

a ballet in which the ballerinas' skirts are white.

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Origin of ballet blanc

1945–50; <French: literally, white ballet
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