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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. NID-ee-ə(English)

Meaning & History

Used by British author Edward Bulwer-Lytton for a blind flower-seller in his novel The Last Days of Pompeii (1834). He perhaps based it on Latin nidus "nest".