merfolk


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merfolk

(ˈmɜːfəʊk)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) mermaids, mermen, and merchildren collectively
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As he explained in his text, these 'sirenia' did not have a fish's tail, like the merfolk of Spain, but resembled a human being with webbed feet (as shown by the tracks they left in the sand) and hands.
On the island, a waterfall serves as a curtain-portal to an old, half-submerged ship, a makeshift sanctuary for the members of a hidden community of merfolk displaced and injured by the sonar.
Marissa finally understood what a brave thing Sluggy was doing with his friends, and how dangerous the plastic waste could be to merfolk and other sea life.
The book follows Zerie as she is transformed by Ozma into a mermaid and joins other merfolk in an underwater journey to Glinda's castle.
As Caspian's crew enters the Last Sea, they encounter a civilization of merfolk who live under the waters of the ocean.
in "The Sea-Fairies," in which the merfolk tease some mariners
Lucy, Edmund and their cousin Eustace return to Narnia to join Prince Caspian for a voyage on the majestic royal vessel known as The Dawn Treader, where they encounter merfolk, dragons, dwarves and a band of lost warriors, but as the edge of the world draws near, their remarkable adventure at sea sails toward an uncertain, conclusion 2010 ***
I use it with respect but use it in regards to mythical Merfolk.
Sirena discovers she is an Amphibia - a race descended from the magical Merfolk, who can live on land and in sea.
The mystery unfolds rapidly with the young couple swimming through rocky underwater passages to find a cavern of frozen merfolk together with the identical twin of Neptune.
The merfolk are handled with refreshing practicality--Boudreau has clearly thought about the special problems of life underwater, and brings us not willowy figures of sailors' fancy but a species that feels realistically alien.
Along the way they encounter dragons, dwarves, merfolk, and a band of lost warriors before reaching the edge of the world.