Origin of nereid
Origin of Nereid
Examples from the Web for nereid
And in golden effigies the Nereid Goddesses stood on the summit of the poops, the standard of the host of Achilles.The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I.|Euripides
When the Nereid reached the port of Corinth he found that the Syracusan's arrival had been expected.Lords of the World|Alfred John Church
A galley, which bore a Nereid at its prow, had just weighed anchor.Thais|Anatole France
Some time ago, (as I am informed,) a lady made her appearance on the beach as a Nereid.
My mother planned a wedding feast for me And chose me for a wife a Nereid, A tender flower of beauty and of faith.Life Immovable|Kostes Palamas
noun plural Nereides (nəˈriːəˌdiːz)
Word Origin for Nereid
"sea-nymph," 1510s, from Greek Nereis (genitive Nereidos), daughter of the ancient sea-god Nereus, whose name is related to naros "flowing, liquid, I flow" (see naiad).