(Ne*mer"te*an) a. (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Nemertina.n. One of the Nemertina.

(||Ne*mer"tes) n. [NL., fr. Gr. nhmerth`s unerring.] (Zoöl.) A genus of Nemertina.

(Ne*mer"ti*an) a. & n. (Zoöl.) Nemertean.

(Ne*mer"tid) a. & n. (Zoöl.) Nemertean.

(||Ne*mer"ti*da) n. pl. [NL.] (Zoöl.) Nemertina.

(||Nem`er*ti"na) n. pl. [NL. See Nemrtes.] (Zoöl.) An order of helminths usually having a long, slender, smooth, often bright-colored body, covered with minute vibrating cilia; — called also Nemertea, Nemertida, and Rhynchocœla.

The mouth is beneath the head, and the straight intestine at the posterior end. They have a very singular long tubular proboscis, which can be everted from a pore in the front of the head. Their nervous system and blood vessels are well developed. Some of the species become over one hundred feet long. They are mostly marine and seldom parasitic; a few inhabit fresh water. The two principal divisions are Anopla and Enopla.

(Nem"e*sis) n. [L., fr. Gr. Ne`mesis, orig., distribution, fr. ne`mein to distribute. See Nomad.] (Class. Myth.) The goddess of retribution or vengeance; hence, retributive justice personified; divine vengeance.

This is that ancient doctrine of nemesis who keeps watch in the universe, and lets no offense go unchastised.

(Ne*moph"i*list) n. [See Nemophily.] One who is fond of forest or forest scenery; a haunter of the woods. [R.]

(Ne*moph"i*ly) n. [Gr. ne`mos wooded pasture, glade + filei^n to love.] Fondness for forest scenery; love of the woods. [R.]

(Nem"o*ral) a. [L. nemoralis, fr. nemus, nemoris, a wood or grove: cf. F. némoral.] Of or pertaining to a wood or grove. [R.]

(Nem"o*rous) a. [L. nemorosus.] Woody. [R.]

Paradise itself was but a kind of nemorous temple.

(Nemp"ne) v. t. [AS. nemnan to name or call. See Name, v.] To name or call. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Nempt) p. p. of Nempne. Called; named. [Obs.]

(Nems) n. (Zoöl.) The ichneumon.

(||Ne"ni*a) n. [L. nenia, naenia.] A funeral song; an elegy.

(Nen"u*phar) n. [F. nénufar: cf. Sp. nenúfar, It. nenufár; all fr. Per. nilfar.] (Bot.) The great white water lily of Europe; the Nymphæa alba.

(Ne"o-) New.]—> A prefix meaning new, recent, late; and in chemistry designating specifically that variety of metameric hydrocarbons which, when the name was applied, had been recently classified, and in which at least one carbon atom in connected directly with four other carbon atoms; — contrasted with normal and iso-; as, neopentane; the neoparaffins. Also used adjectively.

(||Ne`o*car"i*da) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. new + a kind of crustacean.] (Zoöl.) The modern, or true, Crustacea, as distinguished from the Merostomata.

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