nereis

noun
ne·re·is | \ˈnirēə̇s\

Definition of nereis 

1 capitalized : the type genus of Nereidae comprising usually large, often dimorphic, and frequently greenish polychaete worms — see clam worm

2 plural nereides : any marine worm of the genus Nereis

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History and Etymology for nereis

New Latin Nereid-, Nereis, from Latin, Nereid

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