A fabled marine creature, typically represented as having the upper part like that of a woman, and the lower like a fish; a sea nymph, sea woman, or woman fish.
A woman with the tail of a fish. Said to be the daughters of Triton God of the seas. The song of a mermaid as been said to be able to entrance sailors.
Mediterranean. A woman down to the waist with tail of a fish. Conventionally holds a mirror in one hand, combing lovely hair with.the other According to myth created by Ea, Babylonian water god. Sometimes identified with Sirens, the mythical enchantresses along coasts of the Mediterranean, who lured sailors to destruction by their singing. Ulysses contrived a way of escape. To her regret the mermaid had no soul, and was regarded as a temptress. There may be significance in the soulless mermaid placed in the map close to the unattainable Holy Land, or she may be a possible temptation to sea-faring pilgrims.
mur-made An imaginary half-human sea creature, with the head and trunk of a woman and the tail fo a fish.
half woman and half fish; lives in the sea
a culmination of the most perfect beauty of both land and sea as she possesses the upper torso of a beautiful woman and her lower body being of an aquatic nature, allowing her a life in the sea
a legendary creature with a female human head and torso and the tail of a fish, which inhabits the water
a legendary creature with a female humanhead and torso (if it's male, it's called a merman ) and the tail of a fish, whichinhabits the water
a legendary creature with afemale human head and torso (if it's male, it's called a merman ) and the tail of afish, which inhabits the water
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a make-believe creature who is half woman, half fish
A mermaid (from the Middle English mere in the obsolete sense 'sea' + maid(en)) is a legendary aquatic creature with the head and torso of human female and the tail of a fish. The male version of a mermaid is called a merman; the gender-neutral plural is merfolk. Various cultures throughout the world have similar figures.