Vermin vs Mermin - What's the difference?

vermin | mermin |


As nouns the difference between vermin and mermin

is that vermin is (countable|or|uncountable) any one of various common types of small insects or animals which cause harm and annoyance while mermin is (obsolete) a mermaid or merman.

vermin

English

(wikipedia vermin)

Noun

  • (countable, or, uncountable) Any one of various common types of small insects or animals which cause harm and annoyance.
  • The area was plagued by all sorts of vermin : fleas, lice, mice, and rats to name a few.
  • (countable, or, uncountable) Animals that prey on game, such as foxes or weasels.
  • (countable, or, uncountable) Obnoxious, or mean and offensive person or people.
  • Bring these gypsy vermin to the Palace of Justice.

    See also

    * varmint

    mermin

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A mermaid or merman.