Definitions of demoiselle
  1. noun
    a young unmarried woman
    synonyms: damoiselle, damosel, damozel, damsel
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    type of:
    maid, maiden
    an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)
  2. noun
    small brilliantly colored tropical marine fishes of coral reefs
    synonyms: damselfish
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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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