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mermaid

Saltos de línea: mer|maid
Pronunciación: /ˈməːmeɪd
 
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Definición de mermaid en inglés:

sustantivo

A mythical sea creature with the head and trunk of a woman and the tail of a fish, conventionally depicted as beautiful and with long flowing golden hair.
Example sentences
  • Over the past decades he has created a menagerie of animals and mythical creatures, including mermaids and two-headed dragons.
  • Fabulous sea creatures, giant fish, mermaids and dolphins circulate through the hulls of wrecked ships.
  • The sea is the home of selkies, mermaids, these liminal creatures that slip back and forth between states as between elements.

Origen

Middle English: from mere2 (in the obsolete sense 'sea') + maid.

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