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Meaning of DEMOISELLE

Pronunciation:  `demwâ'zel

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  small brilliantly colored tropical marine fishes of coral reefs
  2. [n]  a young unmarried woman
 

DEMOISELLE is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: damoiselle, damosel, damozel, damsel, damselfish
 
 See Also: Abudefduf saxatilis, anemone fish, beaugregory, family Pomacentridae, maid, maiden, percoid, percoid fish, percoidean, Pomacentridae, Pomacentrus leucostictus, sergeant major

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De`moi`selle"\, n. [F. See {Damsel}.]
1. A young lady; a damsel; a lady's maid.

2. (Zo["o]l.) The Numidian crane ({Anthropoides virgo}); --
   so called on account of the grace and symmetry of its form
   and movements.

3. (Zo["o]l.) A beautiful, small dragon fly of the genus
   {Agrion}.

 

 

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