Nereus

noun
Ne·​re·​us | \ ˈnir-ē-əs How to pronounce Nereus (audio) \

Definition of Nereus

: a sea-god in Greek mythology

First Known Use of Nereus

1513, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Nereus

Latin, from Greek Nēreus

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“Nereus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nereus. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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