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Pronunciation:  `madumu'zel

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  small silvery drumfish often mistaken for white perch; found along coasts of United States from New York to Mexico

MADEMOISELLE is a 12 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: Bairdiella chrysoura, silver perch
 See Also: Bairdiella, drum, drumfish, genus Bairdiella



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ma`de*moi`selle"\, n.; pl. {Mesdemoiselles}. [F.,
fr. ma my, f. of mon + demoiselle young lady. See {Damsel}.]
1. A French title of courtesy given to a girl or an unmarried
   lady, equivalent to the English Miss. --Goldsmith.

2. (Zo["o]l.) A marine food fish ({Sci[ae]na chrysura}), of
   the Southern United States; -- called also {yellowtail},
   and {silver perch}.

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