variants or sea-maiden
: mermaid
also : a goddess or nymph of the sea

Word History

First Known Use

1584, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sea-maid was in 1584

Dictionary Entries Near sea-maid

Cite this Entry

“Sea-maid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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