Demoiselle meaning

dĕmwə-zĕl
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A young woman.
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A demoiselle crane.
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A damsel.
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A small crane (Anthropoides virgo) of Africa, Asia, and Europe.
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A damselfly of the family Calopterygidae.
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A young lady; a damsel; a lady's maid.
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The Numidian crane (Antropoides virgo); so called on account of the grace and symmetry of its form and movements.
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Origin of demoiselle

  • French damsel from Old French dameisele damsel

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

  • From Wiktionary