Definition of merman in English:

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merman

Pronunciation: /ˈmərˌman/

noun (plural mermen)

The male equivalent of a mermaid.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: mer·man

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