Meaning of nereid

ne•re•id

Pronunciation: (nēr'ē-id), [key]
— n.
  1. any elongate cylindrical worm of the polychaete family Nereididae, including clamworms.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to the family Nereididae.

Ne•re•id

Pronunciation: (nēr'ē-id), [key]
— n.
  1. (sometimes l.c.)any of the 50 daughters of Nereus; a sea nymph.
  2. a moon of the planet Neptune.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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