Associations to the word «Merlin»


MERLIN, noun. A small falcon, Falco columbarius, that breeds in northern North America, Europe and Asia.
MERLIN, noun. (protein) A cytoskeletal protein active in the suppression of tumors.
MERLIN, proper noun. A wizard in the Arthurian legend.

Dictionary definition

MERLIN, noun. (Arthurian legend) the magician who acted as King Arthur's advisor.
MERLIN, noun. Small falcon of Europe and America having dark plumage with black-barred tail; used in falconry.

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