from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fawn-skin; specifically, in ancient Greek and affiliated art and ceremonial, the skin of a fawn or of a similar animal, as a kid, worn as a special attribute by Dionysus or Bacchus and his attendant train (Pan, the satyrs, the mænads, etc.), and assumed on festival occasions by priests and priestesses of Bacchus, and by his votaries generally.
- n. A genus of sciænoid fishes found on both coasts of tropical America.
From Latin nebris, from Ancient Greek νεβρίς, earlier νεβρός ("fawn"). (Wiktionary)