Mer*cu"ri*al*ism (?), n. [Mercurial + -ism.] (Med.)

The morbid condition produced by the excessive use of mercury, or by exposure to its fumes, as in mining or smelting.

Me"ro (?), n. [Sp.; cf. Pg. mero.]

Any of several large groupers of warm seas, esp. the guasa (Epinephelus guaza), the red grouper (E. morio), the black grouper (E. nigritas), distinguished as Me"ro de lo al"to (&?;), and a species called also rock hind, distinguished as Me"ro ca*brol"la (&?;).

 

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