[ sahy-ren-ik or sahy-ren-i-kuhl ]
/ saɪˈrɛn ɪk or saɪˈrɛn ɪ kəl /
of or characteristic of a siren; melodious, tempting, or alluring.
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He hands the patron a ticket marked 45 and at the same instant screams in a sirenic and incredulous voice, "Fawty-fi'."The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon|Richard Connell
One has heard this yarn of a “sirenic cry” before, of other species, for it is a very common myth.Argentine Ornithology, Volume II (of 2)|P. L. Sclater