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Nereus (nēr´ōōs, –ēəs), in Greek mythology, seagod. He was the son of Pontus and Gaea and the father of the nereids (see nymph). A kindly, wise old man of the sea, Nereus could change into many shapes and had the power of prophecy.

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Nereus in Greek mythology, an old sea god. Like Proteus he had the power of assuming various forms. His daughters were the Nereids, sea-nymphs who included Thetis, mother of Achilles.

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Nereus A solar system asteroid (No. 4660), diameter 2 km; orbital period 1.82 years. It is a near-Earth asteroid, scheduled to be visited by a sample-return mission.

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