sirenic

or si·ren·i·cal

[ sahy-ren-ik or sahy-ren-i-kuhl ]
/ saɪˈrɛn ɪk or saɪˈrɛn ɪ kəl /

adjective

of or characteristic of a siren; melodious, tempting, or alluring.

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Origin of sirenic

First recorded in 1695–1705; siren + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM sirenic

si·ren·i·cal·ly, adverb
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