mereswin

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *mariswīną (dolphin, porpoise), from Proto-Germanic *mari (sea) + Proto-Germanic *swīną (swine, pig). Akin to Old High German merisuīn "dolphin, porpoise" (German Meerschwein "dolphin"), Old Norse marsvín (dolphin, sea-pig). More at mere, swine.

Noun[edit]

mereswīn n

  1. porpoise
  2. dolphin

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