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Definitions for demoiselle
ˌdɛm wəˈzɛl, ˌdɛm ə-demoi·selle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. damsel, demoiselle, damoiselle, damosel, damozelnoun

    a young unmarried woman

  2. damselfish, demoisellenoun

    small brilliantly colored tropical marine fishes of coral reefs

Webster Dictionary

  1. Demoisellenoun

    a young lady; a damsel; a lady's maid

    Etymology: [F. See Damsel.]

  2. Demoisellenoun

    the Numidian crane (Anthropoides virgo); -- so called on account of the grace and symmetry of its form and movements

    Etymology: [F. See Damsel.]

  3. Demoisellenoun

    a beautiful, small dragon fly of the genus Agrion

    Etymology: [F. See Damsel.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Demoiselle

    dem-wa-zel′, n. (Shak.) a young lady: a crane-like bird of peculiarly graceful form. [Fr. See Damsel.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of demoiselle in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of demoiselle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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    To cause to become
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    • C. render
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