How Do You Spell NEREUS?

Correct spelling for the English word "nereus" is [nˈɛɹɪəs], [nˈɛɹɪəs], [n_ˈɛ_ɹ_ɪ__ə_s]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of NEREUS

  1. (Greek mythology) a sea god son of Pontus and Gaea; lived in the depths of the sea with his wife Doris and their daughters the Nereids

Anagrams of NEREUS

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Usage Examples for NEREUS

  1. While these works were proceeding, he did not entirely abandon painting, but executed in tempera a picture of Our Lady for the high altar of S. Pancrazio, with St John the Baptist, St John the Evangelist, the brothers St Nereus, Achilleus, and Prancrazius, and other saints hard by. - "The Lives of the Painters, Sculptors & Architects, Volume 1 (of 8)" by Giorgio Vasari
  2. There was a majesty about him, and the Argonauts all knew that this was one of the immortals- he was Nereus, the ancient one of the sea. - "The Golden Fleece and the Heroes who Lived Before Achilles" by Padraic Colum