mademoiselle etymology

English word mademoiselle comes from French demoiselle (Damsel, maiden. Damselfly. Miss.)

Detailed word origin of mademoiselle

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
demoiselle French (fra) Damsel, maiden. Damselfly. Miss.
mademoiselle French (fra) Miss (as a form of address). Miss (as a title with a name).
mademoiselle English (eng) (jocular or affected) A young woman or girl, especially one who is French or French-speaking.. Courtesy title for an unmarried woman in France or a French-speaking country.