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Definition of "merfolk" [merfolk]

  • Mythical creatures that are human from the waist up and fish from the waist down. (noun)

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Use "merfolk" in a sentence
  • "Tori Truslow's scholarly "Tomorrow Is Saint Valentine's Day" tells the story of the Great Ice Train and its encounter with the merfolk on the Moon."
  • "The merfolk of the Harbor comb candy wrappers from their hair, but keep the beer bottles for elaborate art installations, fashion jewelry from pull-tabs"
  • "But it turned out to be an unexpected joy right from the first page: richly and sensually written, it mines deep seams of imagination and characterisation in its portrayal of an alternate world in which land-dwelling humans share medieval Europe with merfolk-like 'deepsmen'."