nereis definition

  • noun:
    • See clamworm.
    • The Standard genus regarding the family Nereidæ.
    • In entomology, a genus of lepidopterousinsects.
    • In botany, a systematic account regarding the algæ or seaweeds of a locality or country: as, the Nereis Boreali-Americana. by Harvey.
    • A marine worm of the genus Nereis.

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