Definitions for: Mademoiselle


[n] small silvery drumfish often mistaken for white perch; found along coasts of United States from New York to Mexico



Webster (1913) Definition: Ma`de*moi`selle", n.; pl. Mesdemoiselles. [F.,
fr. ma my, f. of mon + demoiselle young lady. See Damsel.]
1. A French title of courtesy given to a girl or an unmarried
lady, equivalent to the English Miss. --Goldsmith.

2. (Zo["o]l.) A marine food fish (Sci[ae]na chrysura), of
the Southern United States; -- called also yellowtail,
and silver perch.

Synonyms: Bairdiella chrysoura, silver perch

See Also: Bairdiella, drum, drumfish, genus Bairdiella

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