De`moi`selle" (?), n. [F. See Damsel.]

1.

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

2. Zool.

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

3. Zool.

A beautiful, small dragon fly of the genus Agrion.

 

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