[nair-ee; Italian ne-ree] /ˈnɛər i; Italian ˈnɛ ri/
Saint Philip (Filippo Neri) 1515–95, Italian priest: founder of Congregation of the Oratory.
Saint Philip. Italian name Filippo de’ Neri. 1515–95, Italian priest; founder of the Congregation of the Oratory (1564). Feast day: May 26
[nuh-rahy-nee] /nəˈraɪ ni/ noun 1. any of several bulbous plants belonging to the genus Nerine, of the amaryllis family, native to southern Africa, having funnel-shaped red, pink, or white flowers. /nəˈriːnɪ/ noun 1. any plant of the bulbous S. African genus Nerine, related to the amaryllis; several species are grown as garden or pot plants […]
[nuh-rit-ik] /nəˈrɪt ɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the region of water lying directly above the sublittoral zone of the sea bottom. /nɛˈrɪtɪk/ adjective 1. of or formed in the region of shallow seas near a coastline adj. 1891, from German neritisch (Haeckel, 1890), perhaps from Nerita, a genus of molluscs. neritic (nə-rĭt’ĭk) Relating […]
- Neritic zone
noun the shallow waters of the ocean from the littoral zone to the edge of the continental shelf; also, the shallow waters of a lake that border the land
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