demoiselle


dem·oi·selle

noun \ˌdem-wə-ˈzel\

Definition of DEMOISELLE

1
:  a young lady
2

Examples of DEMOISELLE

  1. <fell in love with a pretty demoiselle from a neighboring village>

Origin of DEMOISELLE

French, from Old French dameisele — more at damsel
First Known Use: 1520

Related to DEMOISELLE

Synonyms
damsel, girl, maid, maiden, miss

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