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terpsichorean

[ turp-si-kuh-ree-uhn, turp-si-kawr-ee-uhn, -kohr- ]
/ ˌtɜrp sɪ kəˈri ən, ˌtɜrp sɪˈkɔr i ən, -ˈkoʊr- /
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adjective

pertaining to dancing.
(initial capital letter) of or relating to Terpsichore.

noun

a dancer.

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Origin of terpsichorean

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British Dictionary definitions for terpsichorean

Terpsichorean
/ (ˌtɜːpsɪkəˈrɪən, -ˈkɔːrɪən) often facetious /

adjective Also: Terpsichoreal

of or relating to dancing or the art of dancing

noun

a dancer
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