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1. Greek Mythology One of the sea nymphs, the 50 daughters of Nereus.
2. A satellite of Neptune.
[Latin Nērēïs, Nērēïd-, from Greek, from Nēreus, Nereus.]
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n, pl Nereides (nəˈriːəˌdiːz)
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth any of the 50 sea nymphs who were the daughters of the sea god Nereus
[C17: via Latin from Greek Nērēid, from Nereus; compare Latin nāre to swim]
(Astronomy) a satellite of the planet Neptune, in a large and highly eccentric orbit
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Ne•re•id(ˈnɪər i ɪd)
(sometimes l.c.) a sea nymph, one of Nereus' 50 daughters.
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|Noun||1.||Nereid - (Greek mythology) any of the 50 sea nymphs who were daughters of the sea god Nereus|
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
sea nymph - (Greek mythology) a water nymph who was the daughter of Oceanus or Nereus
Thetis - (Greek mythology) one of the 50 Nereids; mother of Achilles by Peleus
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nereid[ˈnɪərɪɪd] N → nereida f
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n (Myth) → Nereide f, → Meerjungfrau f
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Nereid[ˈnɪərɪɪd] n (Myth) → nereide f
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