Definition of Nereids

1. Noun. (plural of nereid) ¹



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Definition of Nereids

1. nereid [n] - See also: nereid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nereids

nerdistan
nerdistans
nerditude
nerditudes
nerdo
nerdom
nerds
nerdsome
nerdtastic
nerdy
nerehonde
nereid
nereides
nereidian
nereidians
nereids (current term)
nereis
nereites
nerelimomab
nereocystis
nerf
nerf ball
nerf bar
nerf bars
nerf net
nerf nets
nerfed
nerfing
nerfling

Literary usage of Nereids

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1. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1875)
"is one of the best known forms. The class and ordinal characters are given under ANNELIDA. In the true nereids the tentacles are of even number; ..."

2. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1861)
"The class and ordinal characters are given under ANNELIDA. In the true nereids the tentacles are of even number; there is a single pair of maxilla. ..."

3. A Catalogue of Sculpture in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities by Arthur Hamilton Smith, British Museum Dept. of Greek and Roman Antiquities (1900)
"a seated figure; a second figure standing with a patera. THE FOURTH FRIEZE. THE nereids. The Nereid Monument derives its name from the series of figures ..."

4. A History of Ancient Sculpture by Lucy Myers Wright Mitchell, Wright Mitchell (1883)
"But what may be the purport of this leaping, lively throng of nereids about the ... to celebrate these victories.799 The nereids were, in ancient belief, ..."

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