Erinyes Definition

ĭ-rĭnē-ēz
erinys
noun
The demonic female spirits, often three in number, who pursue and punish the doers of unavenged crimes.
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Synonyms:
eumenidesfury
pronoun

(Greek mythology) The goddesses of vengeance; they were also known to accompany Nemesis. Their Roman counterparts were the Dirae.

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Origin of Erinyes

  • From Ancient Greek Ἐρῑνύες (Erīnues, literally “Avengers”), Furies.

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