nereis

[neer-ee-is]
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noun, plural ne·re·i·des [ni-ree-i-deez] /nɪˈri ɪˌdiz/.


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nereis

noun

any polychaete worm of the genus NereisSee ragworm

Word Origin for nereis

C18: from Latin; see Nereid 1
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