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figurante

[ fig-yuh-rant, -rahnt; French fee-gy-rahnt ]
/ ˌfɪg yəˈrænt, -ˈrɑnt; French fi güˈrɑ̃t /
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noun

a ballerina who does not perform solo.
a female performer with no spoken lines.

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