Definition of mousmé in English:

mousmé

Pronunciation /ˈmuːsmeɪ/

noun

historical
  • A Japanese girl or young (especially unmarried) woman; a Japanese waitress, maid, or mistress.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Christopher Pemberton Hodgson (1821–1865), traveller. From Japanese musume unmarried young woman from musu to be born, come into being + me female.