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1. nidus

noun. a nest in which spiders or insects deposit their eggs.

Synonyms

  • hornet's nest
  • wasp's nest
  • hornets' nest
  • nest

Antonyms

  • spread
  • skew
  • blur
  • unclearness

Etymology

  • nidus (Latin)

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2. nidus

noun. a central point or locus of an infection in an organism.

Synonyms

  • point
  • focal point
  • focal infection

Antonyms

  • soften
  • indistinctness
  • softness
  • antinode

Etymology

  • nidus (Latin)

Sentences with nidus


1. Noun, singular or mass
Asplenium nidus can also be fastened to a piece of wood or bark, which mimics the fact that this fern often grows on trees in the rainforest.

2. Adverb
Bird's nest fern (Asplenium nidus) earned its name with the whorled habit of its foliage, which resembles a bird nest.

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