There are 2 definitions of nereid in English:

nereid1

Line breaks: ner¦eid
Pronunciation: /ˈnɪərɪɪd
 
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noun

Zoology
A bristle worm of the ragworm family (Nereidae).
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  • Only further studies on nereids and other organisms will allow a better evaluation of the actual impact and chemistry of acute and persistent oil pollution on chemical communication in marine environments.

Origin

mid 19th century: from modern Latin Nereidae, from the Greek name Nēreus (see Nereid).

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There are 2 definitions of nereid in English:

Nereid2

Line breaks: Ner¦eid
Pronunciation: /ˈnɪərɪɪd
 
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1 Greek Mythology Any of the sea nymphs, daughters of Nereus. They include Thetis, mother of Achilles.
2 Astronomy A satellite of Neptune, the furthest from the planet, discovered in 1949. It has an irregular shape (with a diameter of about 340 km) and an eccentric orbit.

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