D'ebutante
D'ebutant D['e]`bu`tant", n.; fem. D'ebutante D['e]`bu`tante" [F., p. pr. of d['e]buter to have the first throw, to make one's d['e]but. See {D['e]but}.] A person who makes his (or her) first appearance before the public. [1913 Webster]

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  • D'ebutante — D[ e] bu tante , fem. n. A young woman making her first appearance in society, especially one who is one of the honorees at a debutante cotillion. See {cotillion}[4]. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • D'ebutant — D[ e] bu tant , n.; fem. D ebutante D[ e] bu tante [F., p. pr. of d[ e]buter to have the first throw, to make one s d[ e]but. See {D[ e]but}.] A person who makes his (or her) first appearance before the public. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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