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Noun: merlin  mur-lin
  1. Small falcon of Europe and America having dark plumage with black-barred tail; used in falconry
    - pigeon hawk, Falco columbarius
Noun: Merlin  mur-lin
  1. (Arthurian legend) the magician who acted as King Arthur's advisor

Derived forms: merlins

Type of: character, falcon, fictional character, fictitious character

Part of: Falco, genus Falco

Encyclopedia: Merlin, Or