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

a ballet dancer who does not perform solo.
a performer with no spoken lines.
a ballet dancer who does group work but no solo roles
(theatre) a minor character, esp one who does not speak


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