si·ren /ˈsaɪrən/ Pronunciation Key – Show Spelled Pronunciatio[sahy-ruhn]
||Classical Mythology: one of several sea nymphs, part woman and part bird, who lure mariners to destruction by their seductive singing.
||a seductively beautiful or charming woman, esp. one who beguiles men: a siren of the silver screen.
||an acoustical instrument for producing musical tones, consisting essentially of a disk pierced with holes arranged equidistantly in a circle, rotated over a jet or stream of compressed air, steam, or the like, so that the stream is alternately interrupted and allowed to pass.
||an implement of this kind used as a whistle, fog signal, or warning device.
|5. any of several aquatic, eellike salamanders of the family Sirenidae, having permanent external gills, small forelimbs, and no posterior limbs.
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