Erinyes



[ih-rin-is, ih-rahy-nis] /ɪˈrɪn ɪs, ɪˈraɪ nɪs/

noun, plural Erinyes
[ih-rin-ee-eez] /ɪˈrɪn iˌiz/ (Show IPA). Greek Mythology.
1.
any of the Furies.
/ɪˈrɪnɪˌiːz/
plural noun (sing) Erinys (ɪˈrɪnɪs; ɪˈraɪ-)
1.
(myth) another name for the Furies
n.

(plural erinyes), one of the three avenging spirits (Alecto, Tisiphone, Megaera) in Greek religion, of unknown origin, perhaps “the angry spirit” (cf. Arcadian erinein “to be angry,” Greek orinein “to raise, stir, excite,” eris “strife, discord”). Related: Erinnic.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Erinys

    [ih-rin-is, ih-rahy-nis] /ɪˈrɪn ɪs, ɪˈraɪ nɪs/ noun, plural Erinyes [ih-rin-ee-eez] /ɪˈrɪn iˌiz/ (Show IPA). Greek Mythology. 1. any of the Furies. n. (plural erinyes), one of the three avenging spirits (Alecto, Tisiphone, Megaera) in Greek religion, of unknown origin, perhaps “the angry spirit” (cf. Arcadian erinein “to be angry,” Greek orinein “to raise, stir, excite,” […]

  • Eriogonum

    [er-ee-og-uh-nuh m, -ee-uh-goh-nuh m] /ˌɛr iˈɒg ə nəm, -i əˈgoʊ nəm/ noun 1. any of various plants belonging to the genus Eriogonum, of the buckwheat family, native to southern and western North America. Compare (def 2).



  • Eriophyllous

    [er-ee-oh-fil-uh s] /ˌɛr i oʊˈfɪl əs/ adjective, Botany. 1. having leaves covered with a woolly pubescence.

  • Eriostemon

    /ɛrɪˈɒstəmən/ noun 1. (Austral) any rutaceous shrub of the mainly Australian genus Eriostemon, having waxy white or pink flowers Also called wax flower



Disclaimer: Erinyes definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.