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A legendary sea creature having the head and upper body of a man and the tail of a fish.
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n, pl -men
(European Myth & Legend) a male counterpart of the mermaid
[C17: see mermaid]
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n., pl. -men.
(in folklore) a male marine creature, having the head, torso, and arms of a man and the tail of a fish.
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|Noun||1.||Merman - United States singer who appeared in several musical comedies (1909-1984)|
|2.||merman - half man and half fish; lives in the sea|
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merman[ˈmɜːmæn] N (mermen (pl)) → tritón m
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n pl <-men> → Nix m, → Wassergeist m
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