Meaning of mademoiselle

mad•e•moi•selle

Pronunciation: (mad"u-mu-zel', mad"mwu-, mam-zel' Fr. mad-mwa-zel'), [key]
— pl. mad•e•moi•selles mes•de•moi•selles
  1. (often cap.) a French title of respect equivalent to “Miss”, used in speaking to or of a girl or unmarried woman:Mlle. Mademoiselle Lafitte. Abbr.:
  2. a French governess.
  3. See(def. 1).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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