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Meaning of "nereis" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD NEREIS

From Latin.
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PRONUNCIATION OF NEREIS

nereis  [ˈnɪərɪɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NEREIS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Nereis is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES NEREIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Nereis

Nereis is a genus of polychaete worms in the family Nereidae. It comprises many species, most of which are marine, including the sandworm and the common clam worm. Nereis possess setae and parapodia for locomotion. They may have two types of setae, which are found on the parapodia. Acicular setae provide support. Locomotor chaetae are for crawling, and are the bristles that are visible on the exterior of the Polychaeta.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH NEREIS


callais
kəˈleɪɪs
dais
ˈdeɪɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NEREIS

neral
NERC
nerd
nerdgasm
nerdic
nerdiness
nerdish
nerdy
Nereid
Nereus
Neri
nerine
nerite
neritic
nerk
nerka
Nernst
Nernst heat theorem
Nero
nerol

WORDS THAT END LIKE NEREIS

aleph-beis
analysis
axis
basis
bis
braaivleis
Budweis
crisis
Davis
dis
feis
Francis
Herculeis
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milreis
necropoleis
poleis
reis
Semmelweis
this

Synonyms and antonyms of nereis in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «nereis» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NEREIS

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沙蚕
1,325 millions of speakers

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nereis
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nereis
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nereis
380 millions of speakers
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nereis
280 millions of speakers

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Nereis
278 millions of speakers

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nereis
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nereis
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nereis
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Nereis
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nereis
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nereis
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nereis
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Nereis
85 millions of speakers
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Nereis
80 millions of speakers

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Nereis
75 millions of speakers

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न्रेईस
75 millions of speakers

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nereis
70 millions of speakers

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nereis
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nereis
50 millions of speakers

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Nereis
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Nereis
30 millions of speakers
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Nereis
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nereis
10 millions of speakers
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nereis
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Trends of use of nereis

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NEREIS»

The term «nereis» is regularly used and occupies the 83.775 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NEREIS» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NEREIS»

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Biochemical and Mechanical Characterization of Nereis Worm Jaws
The molecular composition of the jaw is also addressed.
Christopher C. Broomell, 2008
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Intertidal Invertebrates of the Central California Coast
Sol Felty Light Ralph Ingram Smith. Annelida 10. Parapodial lobes typically dark; dorsal lobes in posterior region do not become noticeably longer than those in median region . Nereis pelagica neonigripes 10. Parapodial lobes not dark 11 11 .
Sol Felty Light, Ralph Ingram Smith, 1954
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The Cell-Lineage of Nereis
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed.
Edmund Beecher Wilson, 2009
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Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand
Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 1980, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 185-193, 2 figs A New Species of Nereis (Polychaeta: Nereididae) from Wellington, New Zealand, Rock Shores GEOFFREY B. READ Department of Zoology, Victoria ...
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Modern Text Book of Zoology: Invertebrates
This is known as Trochophore theory. However, strong arguments have been given both for and against this theory. Adaptations of Nereis Structural and behavioural adaptations of Nereis or Neanthes, for its burrowing and carnivorous habits ...
Prof. R.L.Kotpal, 2012
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The Brackish-Water Fauna of Northwestern Europe
Nereidae Nereis diversicolor (ragworm) (Fig. 40) Perhaps the northwest European brackish-water polychaete, being widespread in soft sediments in tidal and non-tidal habitats throughout the region in waters of down to 5%o or less salinity.
Richard S. K. Barnes, 1994
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Reproduction, Genetics and Distributions of Marine ...
Rearing Nereis diversicolor in laboratory conditions. - Przeglad Zool. VI: 232-234. Brown, B., 1976. Observations on the tolerance of the isopod Asellus meridianus Rao to copper and lead. - Wat. Res. 10: 555-559. Bryan, G.W., 1976.
John Stanley Ryland, Paul A. Tyler, 1989
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Encyclopædia britannica: or, A dictionary of arts, sciences, ...
NEREIS, in zoology, a genus ofanin\ds belonging to the order of vermes molhisca. The body is ob - lone, linear, and fitted for creeping ; it is furnished with lateral pencilled tentacula. There are i i species ; of which the most rematkaMe are the ...
Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig, 1797
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A General Natural History: Or, New and Accurate Descriptions ...
The. slender. and. smooth. Nereis. This is one of the smaller species: the length is about two inches, the thickness not more than that of a large earthworm; the substance is gelatinous, and the colour a bluish-white, when the sun shines on it  ...
‎1773
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Polychaetes: British Amphinomida, Spintherida and +& ...
114 NEPHTYIDAE 11,23,36 NEPHTYOIDEA 23 Nephlvs 7 NEREIDAE 23 NEREIDIDAE 13,18,23.36 NEREIDOIDEA 23 Nereis spp. 16 Nereis coccinea 126 Nereis (Hedisle) diversicolor 11,15 Nereis fucata 15 Nereis iricolor 152 Nereis ...
John David George, Gesa Hartmann-Schröder, Linnean Society of London, 1985

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NEREIS»

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It's Palindrome Week — 8 Craziest Palindromes to Celebrate the …
... Liza, Ezri, Bakst, Simpson, Kapila, Lola, Saiff, Italic, odea, Vonnie, Italy, Biskra, Wenz, Argile, a fere, Gassendi, Baras, Barcot, a nereis, Sidras, ... «Mic, May 15»
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Did you see that swirl?
Cinder worms are a polychaete (many legs) in the Nereis genus which also includes the sand worm and the common clam worm said Capt. «Warwick Beacon, Mar 15»
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UC sea otter surpasses age record, earns keep
It was assumed that fur trading caused the extinction of the southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis). • During the 1930s, the public discovered ... «Santa Cruz Sentinel, Dec 14»
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Vote on a name for the rescued sea otter pup at Shedd Aquarium
Shedd Aquarium's rescued southern sea otter pup (Enhydra lutris nereis) - currently known as Pup 681 - has been swimming past significant ... «KABC-TV, Dec 14»
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You could name Sea Otter Pup 681 at Shedd Aquarium
Shedd Aquarium's rescued southern sea otter pup (Enhydra lutris nereis) - currently known as Pup 681 - has been swimming past significant ... «6abc.com, Dec 14»
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Sea otter at UC Santa Cruz's Long Marine Lab turns 21 years old
The southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis), is federally listed as a threatened species. In the past, southern sea otters have lived as long as ... «UC Santa Cruz, Nov 14»
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Polychaetes as valuable fish feed ingredient
In the quest to find alternatives for fishmeal, the company focuses on growing polychaetes (Nereis virens, marine worms, also known as ... «All about feed, Nov 14»
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Orphaned sea otter pup transferred to Shedd Aquarium
The five-week-old southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis) was rescued in late September from Southern California's Coastways Beach near ... «UPI.com, Nov 14»
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USGS: Slowly Swimming Towards Recovery, California's Sea Otter …
... have calculated a population index each year for the southern sea otter — Enhydra lutris nereis — a species federally listed as Threatened. «Sierra Sun Times, Sep 14»
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California's sea otter numbers holding steady
... the 1980s, U.S. Geological Survey scientists have calculated a population index each year for the southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis), ... «Phys.Org, Sep 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Nereis [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/nereis>. Feb 2020 ».
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