Demoiselle Definition

dĕmwə-zĕl
demoiselles
noun
demoiselles
A young woman.
American Heritage
A damsel.
Webster's New World
A demoiselle crane.
American Heritage
A small crane (Anthropoides virgo) of Africa, Asia, and Europe.
Webster's New World
Webster's New World
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Origin of Demoiselle

  • French damsel from Old French dameisele damsel

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French

    From Wiktionary

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