Share this entry

Share this page


Line breaks: nide
Pronunciation: /nʌɪd

Definition of nide in English:


A brood or nest of pheasants.
Example sentences
  • We must be careful when mowing a meadow, as a nide of pheasants may be in the tall grasses, brooding their young.


late 17th century: from French nid or Latin nidus 'nest'.

Definition of nide in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day apathetic
Pronunciation: apəˈθɛtɪk
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern