noun, Classical Mythology.
a powerful lion strangled by Hercules as one of his labors.
(Greek myth) an enormous lion that was strangled by Hercules as his first labour
[nem-uh-rawf, ‐rof] /ˈnɛm əˌrɔf, ‐ˌrɒf/ noun 1. Howard, 1920–91, U.S. poet, novelist, and essayist: U.S. poet laureate 1988–90.
[ni-mur-tee-uh n] /nɪˈmɜr ti ən/ noun 1. any member of the invertebrate phylum Nemertea, comprising the ribbon worms. /nɪˈmɜːtɪən/ noun 1. Also called ribbon worm. any soft flattened ribbon-like marine worm of the phylum (or class) Nemertea (or Nemertina), having an eversible threadlike proboscis adjective 2. of, relating to, or belonging to the Nemertea
[nem-uh-sis] /ˈnɛm ə sɪs/ noun, plural nemeses [nem-uh-seez] /ˈnɛm əˌsiz/ (Show IPA) 1. something that a person cannot conquer, achieve, etc.: The performance test proved to be my nemesis. 2. an opponent or rival whom a person cannot best or overcome. 3. (initial capital letter) Classical Mythology. the goddess of divine retribution. 4. an agent […]
/nɪˈmiːʒə/ noun 1. any plant of the southern African scrophulariaceous genus Nemesia: cultivated for their brightly coloured (often reddish) flowers