Definitions

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  • n. A mermaid or merman.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mermaid or merman.

Etymologies

From Middle English mereminne, from Old English meremennen, meremenin ("siren"), equivalent to mer- +‎ man. Cognate with Middle Dutch merminne, Middle Low German merminne, Middle High German mereminne, merminne ("mermaid"). More at merman. (Wiktionary)

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