American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Greek Mythology A sea god, son of Oceanus and Gaea and father of the Nereids.
- n. (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
“He's hoping that two of his compounds, developed by a biotech company he cofounded called Nereus, will soon be tested in humans.”
“Unfortunately the Nereus is a research vessel, not a warship.”
“As to other martyrs of he name Nereus, who are especially noted in the old martyrologies as martyrs of the faith in”
“[RxPG] A new type of deep-sea robotic vehicle called Nereus has successfully reached the deepest part of the world's ocean, reports a team of U.S. engineers and scientists aboard the research vessel Kilo Moana.”
“So it's big news that a robotic sub called Nereus reached the deepest-known part of the ocean to date, according to”
“Hybrid remotely operated vehicle 'Nereus' reaches deepest part of the ocean”
“An eco-friendly artist, Nereus Patrick Cheo, has recruited an army of street children.”
“Mythology: the wife of Nereus and mother of the Nereids, or sea nymphs.”
“To Nereus and to Doris of the lovely hair, daughter of Okeanos the completely encircling river, there were born in the barren sea daughters greatly beautiful even among goddesses:”
“These were the daughters born to irreproachable Nereus, fifty in all, and the actions they know are beyond reproach, also. lines 240-64 from an account of the daughters of Tethys and Okeanos:”
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