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In Arthurian legend, a magician and prophet who served as counselor to King Arthur.
A small falcon (Falco columbarius) of northern regions, having predominantly dark plumage and a black-striped tail. Also called pigeon hawk.
[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman merilun, from Old French esmerillon, diminutive of esmeril, of Germanic origin.]
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(Animals) a small falcon, Falco columbarius, that has a dark plumage with a black-barred tail: used in falconry. See also pigeon hawk
[C14: from Old French esmerillon, from esmeril, of Germanic origin]
(European Myth & Legend) (in Arthurian legend) a wizard and counsellor to King Arthur eternally imprisoned in a tree by a woman to whom he revealed his secret craft
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a small falcon, Falco columbarius, of the Northern Hemisphere, that feeds largely on birds taken in flight. Also called pigeon hawk.
[1350–1400; Middle English merlioun, merlone < Anglo-French merilun, Old French esmerillon, diminutive of esmeril < Germanic; akin to German Schmerl, Old Norse smyrill]
a magician and seer in Arthurian legend.
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|Noun||1.||Merlin - (Arthurian legend) the magician who acted as King Arthur's advisor|
Arthurian legend - the legend of King Arthur and his court at Camelot
|2.||merlin - small falcon of Europe and America having dark plumage with black-barred tail; used in falconry|
falcon - diurnal birds of prey having long pointed powerful wings adapted for swift flight
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merlin[ˈmɜːlɪn] N → esmerejón m
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n (Myth) → Merlin m (Zauberer in der keltischen Sage)
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