mere-

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See also: mere, Mere, mère, merë, and -mere

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *mari-, from Proto-Germanic *mari.

Prefix[edit]

mere-

  1. of or relating to the sea, sea-, marine-
    mereþyssa "ship"
    merestrēam "sea-water"
    meremenin, meremennen "mermaid, siren"
    merenǣdre "sea-snake, lamprey"
    meregrota "pearl"
    merelīþend "sailor, seafarer"
    mereswīn "porpoise, dolphin"

Descendants[edit]