Nereus

noun

Ne·​re·​us ˈnir-ē-əs How to pronounce Nereus (audio)
: a sea-god in Greek mythology

Word History

Etymology

Latin, from Greek Nēreus

First Known Use

1513, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Nereus was in 1513

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“Nereus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nereus. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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