noun, plural ne·re·i·des [ni-ree-i-deez]. /nɪˈri ɪˌdiz/.
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Example sentences from the Web for nereis
Among the most common of the polychte worms is the genus Nereis, various species of which are found in all parts of the world.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide|Augusta Foote Arnold
There is another species, resembling Nereis procera which I have not yet identified.
Nereis, the Rainbow Worm (p. 159) may be named as an example.Stories of the Universe: Animal Life|B. Lindsay
The earth-worm, the lobworm, the nereis, and the leech belong to this division.
Large numbers of marine worms of the genus Nereis, which prey upon oysters, are eaten by shorebirds.Our Vanishing Wild Life|William T. Hornaday