Class. Myth. that one of the three Fates who cuts the thread of life
Origin of AtroposClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek literally , not to be turned ; from a-, not + trepein, to turn: see trope
One of the three Fates, the cutter of the thread of destiny.
Origin of AtroposGreek, from atropos, inexorable : a-, not; see a–1 + tropos, changeable; see –tropous.
From Ancient Greek Ἄτροπος (Atropos), literally meaning inflexible or not turning, from the Greek a-, (not) + tropos, (to turn).