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This tall, horizontally branched cactus is probably the most recognizable cactus in Arizona. What is it called?
Also pre·mière [pri-meer, -myair; French pruh-myer] /prɪˈmɪər, -ˈmyɛər; French prəˈmyɛr/ .

Origin of premiere

First recorded in 1890–95; from French première literally, “first”; feminine of premier; see origin at premier

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH premiere

premier, premiere

Definition for premiere (2 of 2)

première
[ pri-meer, -myair; French pruh-myer ]
/ prɪˈmɪər, -ˈmyɛər; French prəˈmyɛr /

noun, verb (used with or without object), adjective plural pre·mières [pri-meerz, -myairz; French pruh-myer], /prɪˈmɪərz, -ˈmyɛərz; French prəˈmyɛr/, pre·mièred, pre·mièr·ing,

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British Dictionary definitions for premiere

premiere
/ (ˈprɛmɪˌɛə, ˈprɛmɪə) /

noun

the first public performance of a film, play, opera, etc
the leading lady in a theatre company

verb

to give or be the first public performance of

Word Origin for premiere

C19: from French, feminine of premier first
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