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Mermaid definition is - a fabled marine creature with the head and upper body of a woman and the tail of a fish.
Define merman. merman synonyms, merman pronunciation, merman translation, English dictionary definition of merman. n. A legendary sea creature having the head and upper body of a man and the tail of a fish. n, pl -men a male counterpart of the mermaid n., pl. -men.
The word mermaid is a compound of the Old English mere (sea), and maid (a girl or young woman). The equivalent term in Old English was merewif. They are conventionally depicted as beautiful with long flowing hair. Origins. The sirens of Greek mythology (especially the Odyssey), conceived of as half-bird and half-woman, gradually shifted to the image of a fish-tailed woman.
Mermaid definition, (in folklore) a female marine creature, having the head, torso, and arms of a woman and the tail of a fish. See more.
Definition and synonyms of mermaid from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Education. This is the British English definition of mermaid.View American English definition of mermaid. Change your default dictionary to American English.
Robin Symbolic Meaning - Symbol for New Beginnings, mystical power of Robin helping you to find your true voice, a symbol for music and song - spirit animal magic of good luck.
A fictitious or mythical half-human 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.