Definition of merman in English:


Syllabification: mer·man
Pronunciation: /ˈmərˌman, -mən

noun (plural mermen)

  • The male equivalent of a mermaid.
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    • We've all heard of mermaids, but know less of their male equivalent, the merman.
    • It is engraved in the centre with an Old Testament scene, surrounded by a broad band of mermen and sea monsters.
    • Then a cloud crept into his mind and, as Laurea watched, he faded into a ghost of the merman she had known.

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