women expert dancer. See alma, ghawazee, nautch-girl, etc.
plural [utilized as one.] The Mantisia saltatoria, a greenhouse-plant for the natural purchase Zingiberaceæ, a native regarding the East Indies. Its singular purple and yellow plants possess some similarity to a ballet-dancer.
among women in the East Indies whoever profession is to dancing inside temples, or for the amusement of spectators. There are numerous classes of dancing girls.