The Numidian crane (Antropoides virgo); so called on account of the grace and symmetry of its form and movements. (noun)
Examples of word demoiselle
So, Kristin, where was le mot "demoiselle" in the story?
The French word "demoiselle," which might be adequately rendered into Japanese by the term _ojosan_, refers only to those exquisitely slender, graceful, slow-flitting dragon-flies known to the scientist by the name of Calopteryx.
This "demoiselle" was the type of a woman who is never to be met with except in Paris.
"demoiselle" now rides "Sin-fin's" Irish hunters, we may believe, if we wish, that a rickety piano formed the basis of an international romance.
The cafe crowd howled, the girl's mother growled, and certain susceptibles felt sympathy for the demoiselle whose hapless heart lived itself out loud.