Origin of NereidClassical Latin Nereis (gen. Nereidis) from Classical Greek N?r?is (gen. N?r?idos) from N?reus
- Greek Mythology One of the sea nymphs, the 50 daughters of Nereus.
- A satellite of Neptune.
Origin of NereidLatin Nērēïs Nērēïd- from Greek from Nēreus Nereus
From the stem of Latin NÄ“rÄ“is (“sea-nymph"), from Ancient Greek ÎÎ·ÏÎ·ÎÏ‚ (NÄ“rÄ“Ã¯s), from ÎÎ·ÏÎµÏÏ‚ (NÄ“reus, “the sea-god Nereus").
- And above all the monumental remains of Lycia show strong Greek influence, especially the well-known " Nereid Monument " in the British Museum, whose date is held to go back to the 5th century (Gardner, Handbook of Gk.