The definition of a siren is a wailing sound made by passing air through a rotating disc, or a beautiful woman who uses sex to attract men, or a mythical female creature that lures men into the sea.(noun)
See siren in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME syrene < OFr < LL Sirena, for L Siren < Gr Seirēn < ? seira, cord, rope (hence, orig. ? one who snares, entangles) < IE base *twer-, to grasp
See siren in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French sirène
Origin: , from Old French sereine, Siren
Origin: , from Late Latin Sīrēna
Origin: , from Latin Sīrēn
Origin: , from Greek Seirēn.
Origin: Middle English serein
Origin: , from Old French sereine; see siren.
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