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Noun: demoiselle  ,dem-wu'zel
Usage: archaic
  1. A young unmarried woman
    - damsel, damoiselle [archaic], damosel, damozel [archaic]
     
  2. Small brilliantly coloured tropical marine fishes of coral reefs
    - damselfish

Derived forms: demoiselles

Type of: maid, maiden, percoid, percoid fish, percoidean

Part of: family Pomacentridae, Pomacentridae

Encyclopedia: Demoiselle