noun Classical Mythology.
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Underwater rover Nereus was lost to the deep last month, and it's not the first.
Built in 2008, Nereus featured completely new technology to meet the unique challenges of deep-sea exploration.
While many scientists who worked with Nereus are still in a state of mourning, replacements are on the way.
But the newly wedded pair had in store for Nereus and his daughter Junia a bliss which they had not dared to anticipate.
But before he started he asked Nereus to sanction his marriage with Junia.
The Nereides were sea-nymphs, daughters of Nereus, the ancient sea-god and his wife Doris.Human Animals|Frank Hamel
Now the children of Nereus, like the Hesperides themselves, bear a twofold typical character; one physical, the other moral.Modern Painters, Volume V (of 5)|John Ruskin
Doris, the sister and spouse of Nereus, and mother of the Nereides.The Lusiad|Lus de Cames