mer-

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English mere-, from Old English mere- (prefix), from Old English mere (sea, ocean, lake, pond, pool, cistern). More at mere.

Prefix[edit]

mer-

  1. A prefix meaning "of or pertaining to the sea"; sea-; marine-.
    mercow, mermaid, merman, merswine, mersnake

Etymology 2[edit]

Extracted from merman, mermaid.

Prefix[edit]

mer-

  1. (fantasy) Of, pertaining to, or associated with the realm of mermaids and mermen.
    merlady, merfolk, merwife, mermonster