prima ballerina

From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Dance
prima ballerinapri‧ma bal‧le‧ri‧na /ˌpriːmə bæləˈriːnə/ noun [countable] APDthe main woman dancer in a group of ballet dancers
Examples from the Corpus
prima ballerinaOnce the best you could hope for was a 50-year-old prima ballerina who sometimes starred at the local opera house.
Origin prima ballerina (1900-2000) Italian first female dancer