demoiselle

Primary Meanings of demoiselle

1.
n
a young unmarried woman
2.
n
small brilliantly colored tropical marine fishes of coral reefs
Full Definitions of demoiselle
1

n a young unmarried woman

Synonyms:
damoiselle, damosel, damozel, damsel
Type of:
maid, maiden
an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)
2

n small brilliantly colored tropical marine fishes of coral reefs

Synonyms:
damselfish
Types:
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Pomacentrus leucostictus, beaugregory
a blue and yellow damselfish of Bermuda and Florida and the West Indies
anemone fish
live associated with sea anemones
Abudefduf saxatilis, sergeant major
large blue-grey black-striped damselfish; nearly worldwide
Amphiprion percula, clown anemone fish
an anemone fish of the genus Amphiprion
Type of:
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean
any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes

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