sea-maid

noun
\ ˈsē-ˌmād How to pronounce sea-maid (audio) \
variants: or sea-maiden \ ˈsē-​ˌmā-​dᵊn How to pronounce sea-maiden (audio) \

Definition of sea-maid

: mermaid also : a goddess or nymph of the sea

First Known Use of sea-maid

1584, in the meaning defined above

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“Sea-maid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sea-maid. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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