NEST , theplace where a
See also:lays its eggs, hatches them out, and shelters them until they are fledged . The word is used by
See also:analogy of other animals than birds,
See also:insects, &c . It appears in much the same
See also:form in Teutonic
See also:languages; related to it are Irish nead, and
See also:Lat. nidus, whence Fr. nid . It has been referred to the Gr. v6o-
See also:roc, return home, but it is now established that it represents a form nizdo- for nisido-, from ni-, down; cf . " nether," and sed-, to sit .
See also:Sanskrit has nida . The Lat. nidus has given the scientific
See also:term for nest-
See also:nidification (q.v.) .
COUNT KARL ROBERT NESSELRODE (178o-I862)
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