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mermaidnoun [C]

uk   /ˈmɜː.meɪd/ us   /ˈmɝː.meɪd/
an imaginary creature described in stories, with the upper body of a woman and the tail of a fish
(Definition of mermaid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mermaidnoun [C]

us   /ˈmɜrˌmeɪd/
an imaginary creature with the upper body of a woman and the tail of a fish
(Definition of mermaid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mermaid”
in Korean 인어 공주…
in Arabic حوريِّة البَحْر…
in Malaysian ikan duyung…
in French sirène…
in Russian русалка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 美人魚…
in Italian sirena…
in Turkish deniz kızı…
in Polish syrena…
in Spanish sirena…
in Vietnamese người cá…
in Portuguese sereia…
in Thai นางเงือก…
in German die Meerjunfer…
in Catalan sirena…
in Japanese 人魚…
in Chinese (Simplified) 美人鱼…
in Indonesian putri duyung…
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