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[neer-ee-uh s, neer-yoos] /ˈnɪər i əs, ˈnɪər yus/
noun, Classical Mythology
a sea god, the son of Pontus and Gaea and father of the Nereids. Unabridged
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(Greek myth) a sea god who lived in the depths of the sea with his wife Doris and their daughters the Nereides
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Nereus in the Bible

a Christian at Rome to whom Paul sent his salutation (Rom. 16:15).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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