Pronunciation: (dem"wu-zel', dem"u-; Fr. du-mwa-zel'), [key]
—pl. -sellesPronunciation: (-zelz'; Fr. -zel'). [key]
1. an unmarried girl or young woman.
2. See demoiselle crane.
3. a damselfly, esp. of the genus Agrion.
5. Furniture.a lady's wig stand of the 18th century, in the form of a pedestal table.
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