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Nerissa Brody
Born

c. 1985 or earlier [1]

Physical information
Species

Human

Gender

Female

Affiliation
Loyalty

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

Nerissa Brody was a student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the 1990s. She competed in the school Exploding Snap tournament during the 1996-1997 school year.

Etymology

  • The name "Nerissa" was created by Shakespeare for a character in his play The Merchant of Venice (1596). He possibly took it from Greek Νηρεις (Nereis) meaning "nymph, sea sprite", ultimately derived from the name of the Greek sea god Nereus, who supposedly fathered them.
  • The word "brody" is slang for intentionally spinning in circles and sliding in an automobile.

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. He was at least in his first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in 1996

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