plural nounsing. Erinys
Gr. Myth. Furies
Origin of ErinyesClassical Latin from Classical Greek Erinys
plural nounGreek Mythology
The demonic female spirits, often three in number, who pursue and punish the doers of unavenged crimes.
From Ancient Greek Ἐρῑνύες (Erīnues, literally “Avengers”), Furies.