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Meaning of NIDUS

Pronunciation:  'nIdus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a nest in which spiders or insects deposit their eggs
  2. [n]  a central point or locus of an infection in an organism; "the focus of infection"
 

NIDUS is a 5 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: focus
 
 See Also: focal infection, hornet's nest, nest, point, wasp's nest

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ni"dus\, n.; pl. {nidi}. [L. See {Nidi}, {Nest}.]
A nest: a repository for the eggs of birds, insects, etc.; a
breeding place; esp., the place or substance where parasites
or the germs of a disease effect lodgment or are developed.

 

 

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