Meaning of demoiselle

dem•oi•selle

Pronunciation: (dem"wu-zel', dem"u- Fr. du-mwa-zel'), [key]
— pl. -selles
  1. an unmarried girl or young woman.
  2. See
  3. a damselfly, esp. of the genus Agrion.
  4. damselfish.
  5. a lady's wig stand of the 18th century, in the form of a pedestal table.
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